Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1986 (AD)
Issue number 258 Type 79
Other Details: 600 struck in gilding metal and given to customers who purchased shoes, $1 offered off further shoe purchase when returned.
A brass medal (32 mm diameter) featuring Thomas Armstrong with a commemoration of 75 years of business and an image of the original Ford truck.
At centre a Ford truck with the word Ford incuse above the radiator and ARMSTRONG SHOE MART incuse on side; around above and below, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART * 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON * below truck, 75 YEARS / OF / FOOTWEAR / SERVICE, below front wheel the mint and artist's name, HAFNER
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 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON 75 YEARS OF FOOTWEAR SERVICE HAFNER Reverse: THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING ARMSTRONG SHOE MART FRANKSTON THIS VALUED CUSTOMER TOKEN WORTH $1 SAVING OFF YOUR NEXT PURCHASE
Type of item
2 mm (Depth), 32 mm (Outside Diameter), 13.62 g (Weight)
Issue 258 Type 79
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.