Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1986 (AD)
Issue number 246 Type 76
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 70 struck in copper and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase.
A copper medal (32 mm diameter) with milled edge featuring Thomas Armstrong and the 1986 Success to Trade and Commerce reverse
At centre a bust of Thomas Armstrong facing, across breast, THOMAS D. ARMSTRONG / LANDED VICTORIA 1853; around above, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART around below, * SALUTES VICTORIA'S 150 YEARS *
At centre on grassy base an emu standing facing right and a kangaroo standing facing left; above, SUCCESS TO TRADE AND COMMERCE; in exergue 1986; the artist's name, HAFNER in small letters below the kangaroo
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART SALUTES VICTORIA'S 150 YEARS THOMAS D. ARMSTRONG LANDED VICTORIA 1853 Reverse: SUCCESS TO TRADE AND COMMERCE 1986 HAFNER Edge: Milled
Type of item
3 mm (Depth), 32 mm (Outside Diameter), 20.02 g (Weight)
Issue 246 Type 76
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.