Old coin shows early Chinese contact with Aboriginal people in Elcho Island near Arnhem Land: expert
Article from the website abc.net.au.
A coin hundreds of years old found on a remote island off the Northern Territory coastline may be the first evidence of contact in the 1700s between Aboriginal people and traders in China, a heritage expert has said.
The brass coin has been identified as coming from the Qing Dynasty and was minted between 1736 and 1795.
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