Medal issued to commemorate the tricentenary of Dampier's discovery of Western Australia. 100 struck in brass and given to customers who purchased shoes, $1 offered off further shoe purchase when returned.
Issue number 365 Type 137
A brass medal (32 mm diameter) featuring William Dampier and a penny-farthing bicycle
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
At centre within a line circle 24 mm diameter, a penny-farthing bicycle facing to the left; around, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART OLD FASHION VALUE
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Obverse: AUSTRALIA'S TRICENTENARY 1988 WILLIAM DAMPIER 1688 HAFNER Reverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART OLD FASHION VALUE
Type of item
1.5 mm (Depth), 32 mm (Outside Diameter), 10.9 g (Weight)
Issue 365 Type 137
[Book] Carter, Mike & Armstrong, Ian. 2013. The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue.