Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1986 (AD)
Issue number 285 Type 91
Other Details: 100 struck in brass and given to customers who purchased shoes on Australia Day 1986, $1 offered off further shoe purchase when returned.
A brass medal (32 mm diameter) featuring Ian Armstrong and the 1987 Advance Australia reverse.
At centre a bust of Ian Armstrong facing 3/4 right wearing glasses around, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART. SHOEX * 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON * (the * stops are in the form of penny-farthing bicycles); around above in second row, LOOK AT YOUR SHOES OTHERS DO; across bust, IAN M.L. ARMSTRONG / 1984
At centre on grassy base an emu standing facing right and a kangaroo standing facing left; above, ADVANCE AUSTRALIA in exergue 1987
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Mr Ian Armstrong, 15 Mar 1976
Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART. SHOEX 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON LOOK AT YOUR SHOES OTHERS DO IAN M.L. ARMSTRONG 1984 Reverse: ADVANCE AUSTRALIA 1987
Type of item
2 mm (Depth), 32 mm (Outside Diameter), 13.49 g (Weight)
Issue 285 Type 91
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.