Medal issued in 1988 to commemorate the tricentenary of Dampier's discovery of Western Australia. 100 struck in brass and given to customers who purchased shoes, $1 offered off further shoe purchase when returned.
Issue number 368 Type 140
Mint: Hafner.

Physical Description

A brass medal (32 mm diameter) featuring William Dampier and Ian Armstrong on hid penny-farthing bicycle

Obverse Description

At centre within a circle of beads, a bust of Dampier facing 3/4 left with a small sailing ship in the field right; around on broad rim, AUSTRALIA'S TRICENTENARY 1988 . WILLIAM DAMPIER 1688 . in small letters below the bust the mint and artists name, HAFNER

Reverse Description

At centre, Ian Armstrong seated on a penny-farthing bicycle both feet lifted and both hands raised, in his left hand a top-hat, in his right an Australian flag; around, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART FRANKSTON 12000 TOKENS ISSUED 1977.87; around left, IAN ARMSTRONG; around right, MR PENNY FARTHING

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