Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1987 (AD)
Issue number 310 Type 101
Mint: Hafner
Other Details: 50 gilding metal medals and given to Armstrong customers who purchased shoes, $1 offered off further shoe purchase when returned.

Physical Description

A gilding metal medal (32 mm diameter) featuring Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon and Thomas Armstrong.

Obverse Description

At centre, Neil Armstrong in space-suit stepping off foot-pad of lunar lander around, ARMSTRONG'S SHOES FIRST ON THE MOON : ARMSTRONG SHOE MART FRANKSTON : in field to left of lander leg, THAT'S / ONE / STEP FOR / MAN, ONE / GIANT LEAP / FOR MANKIND / NEIL / ARMSTRONG / 20 JULY 1969

Reverse Description

At centre a bust of Thomas Armstrong facing, across breast, THOMAS D. ARMSTRONG / LANDED VICTORIA 1853; around above, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART around below, * 75 YEARS OF FOOTWEAR SERVICE *

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