Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1987 (AD)
Issue number 307 Type 99
Other Details: 100 struck in gilding metal and given to customers who purchased shoes, $1 offered off further shoe purchase when returned - with the value rising by a dollar for each year between 1987 and 2000, if redeemed in 2000 it would have been valued at $14 off a pair of shoes.
A gilding metal medal (32 mm diameter) featuring Armstrong's inflation proof dollar offer and the 1987 emu & kangaroo Advance Australia reverse.
At centre between penny-farthing bicycle and Ford truck, THIS $1 TOKEN / GAINS $1 EACH YEAR FROM / 1987 TILL 2000 AD / WHEN WORTH $14 OFF YOUR / NEXT PAIR OF SHOES AT / ARMSTRONG SHOE MART / 70 WELLS ST / FRANKSTON; around, ARMSTRONGS INFLATION PROOF DOLLAR * EDITION LIMITED TO 5000 *
At centre on grassy base an emu standing facing right and a kangaroo standing facing left; above, ADVANCE AUSTRALIA in exergue 1987
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Obverse: THIS $1 TOKEN GAINS $1 EACH YEAR FROM 1987 TILL 2000 AD WHEN WORTH $14 OFF YOUR NEXT PAIR OF SHOES AT ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS ST FRANKSTON ARMSTRONGS INFLATION PROOF DOLLAR * EDITION LIMITED TO 5000 * Reverse: ADVANCE AUSTRALIA 1987
Type of item
2 mm (Depth), 32 mm (Outside Diameter), 13.86 g (Weight)
Issue 307 Type 99
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.