450 medals were struck in copper and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase.
Issue number 251 Type 77.
A copper medal (32 mm diameter) with milled edge featuring Thomas Armstrong and an offer of $1 off.
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 *
Around on broad rim defined by 24 mm line circle, * THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING* ARMSTRONG SHOE MART FRANKSTON at centre THIS VALUED CUSTOMER TOKEN WORTH $1 SAVING OFF YOUR NEXT PURCHASE. The * stops around the rim take the form of boots.
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART SALUTES VICTORIA'S 150 YEARS THOMAS D. ARMSTRONG LANDED VICTORIA 1853 Reverse: THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING ARMSTRONG SHOE MART FRANKSTON THIS VALUED CUSTOMER TOKEN WORTH $1 SAVING OFF YOUR NEXT PURCHASE Edge: Milled
Type of item
2 mm (Depth), 32 mm (Outside Diameter), 14.35 g (Weight)
Issue 251 Type 77
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.