Medals Concerning John Law and the Mississippi System [Hardback]

John W. Adams (Author); Geoff W. Adams (Author)

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ISBN: 9780897222952 | Published by: American Numismatic Society | Series: Numismatic Notes and Monographs | Volume: 167 | Year of Publication: 2006 | Language: English 75p,
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Medals Concerning John Law and the Mississippi System


This book presents an up-to-date catalogue of the eighteenth-century medals, mostly satirical, between 1716 and 1720. Many of the illustrated specimans are by the German medalist Christian Wermut.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; John Law, Larger than Life; The Literature; Census and Rarity; Descriptions of the Medals; Associated Pieces; Appendix I Concordance; Appendix II Index of Legends and Inscriptions; References; Image Credits.

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