Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1988 (AD)
Issue number 359 Type 133
Mint: Hafner
Other Details: Issued to commemorate the tricentenary of Dampier's discovery of Western Australia. 100 struck in tombec and given to customers who purchased shoes, $1 offered off further shoe purchase when returned.

Physical Description

A tombec medal (32 mm diameter) featuring William Dampier and Ian Armstrong

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 a bust of Ian Armstrong facing 3/4 right wearing glasses around, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART. SHOEX * 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON * (the * stops are in the form of penny-farthing bicycles); around above in second row, LOOK AT YOUR SHOES OTHERS DO; across bust, IAN M.L. ARMSTRONG / 1984

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