Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1986 (AD)
Issue number 282 Type 77
Other Details: 1000 struck in brass and given to customers who purchased shoes, $1 offered off further shoe purchase when returned.
A gilding metal medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a commemoration of 75 years of business with an image of Thomas Armstrong and the $1 off reverse
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.
At centre a bust of Thomas Armstrong facing, across breast, THOMAS D. ARMSTRONG / LANDED VICTORIA 1853; around above, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART around below, * 75 YEARS OF FOOTWEAR SERVICE *
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Mr Ian Armstrong, 15 Mar 1976
Obverse: THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING ARMSTRONG SHOE MART FRANKSTON THIS VALUED CUSTOMER TOKEN WORTH $1 SAVING OFF YOUR NEXT PURCHASE Reverse:ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 75 YEARS OF FOOTWEAR SERVICE THOMAS D. ARMSTRONG LANDED VICTORIA 1853
Type of item
2 mm (Depth), 32 mm (Outside Diameter), 13.56 g (Weight)
Issue 282 Type 77
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.