Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1984 (AD)
Issue number 160, Type 39
Mint: Brim Artist: Hafner
Other Details: 100 struck in brass and given to customers who purchased shoes. A $1 discount given if returned on the occasion of a further purchase. This issue features Willie the Olympic Koala and commemorates the 1984 Olympic Games.
A brass medal (32 mm diameter) featuring Willie the Olympic Koals standing front before the Australian flag and a commemoration of the company being in Frankston for 25 years.
At centre within a line circle 22 mm diameter, Willie the Olympic Koala standing facing before the Australian flag; around, OLYMPIC PENNY .... 1984 .... with the mint name in small letters at the sides of the date, BRIM MELB
At centre within a line circle 24 mm diameter, ARMSTRONG / SHOE MART / 70 WELLS STREET / 25 YEARS / IN FRANKSTON / 1982 around, FRIENDLY FITTING FAMILY FOOTWEAR IN FRANKSTON; below date the mint name, STOKES
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Obverse: OLYMPIC PENNY 1984 BRIM MELB Reverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 70 WELLS STREET 25 YEARS IN FRANKSTON 1982 FRIENDLY FITTING FAMILY FOOTWEAR IN FRANKSTON STOKES
Type of item
2 mm (Depth), 32 mm (Outside Diameter), 12.96 g (Weight)
Issue No. 160 Type 39
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.