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The role of the French écu in the colonization of Western Australia

Bloom, W.R. (1998) The role of the French écu in the colonization of Western Australia. Journal of the Numismatic Association of Australia, 9 . pp. 34-42.

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Abstract

ln 1772 the French explorer Francois Alesno, Comte de Saint Allouarn sailed his ship Gros Ventre from Mauritius to Kerguelen Island in the lndian Ocean, and then on in search of Gonneville Land, named after the French explorer Binot Paulmier de Gonneville who had discovered an unknown land in I503…

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Publisher: Numismatic Association of Australia Inc.
Copyright: © 1998 The Numismatic Association of Australia
Publishers Website: http://www.numismatics.org.au/pdfjournal/Vol9/Vol%...
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/31508
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