Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1987 (AD)
Issue number 314 Type 103
Other Details: 50 gilding metal medals and given to Armstrong customers who purchased shoes, $1 offered off further shoe purchase when returned.
A copper medal (32 mm diameter) featuring Thomas Armstrong and a commemoration of 30 years in Frankston
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 *
At centre on grassy base an emu standing facing right and a kangaroo standing facing left; above, 30 YEARS IN FRANKSTON in exergue 1987
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART 75 YEARS OF FOOTWEAR SERVICE THOMAS D. ARMSTRONG LANDED VICTORIA 1853 Reverse: 30 YEARS IN FRANKSTON 1987
Type of item
2 mm (Depth), 32 mm (Outside Diameter), 13.89 g (Weight)
Issue 314 Type 103
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.