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.
Artist: Hafner.
Mint: Brim.

Physical Description

A copper medal (32 mm diameter) with milled edge featuring Thomas Armstrong and an offer of $1 off.

Obverse Description

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 *

Reverse Description

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.

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