American Numismatic Society
American Numismatic Society

Medals Concerning John Law and the Mississippi System by John W. Adams. (Numismatic Notes and Monographs 167, 2005)

Hardcover, 75 pp., 9 pls.
ISBN-13: 978-0-89722-295-2
ISBN-10: 0-89722-295-4
List Price US$75.00

This book presents an up-to-date catalogue of the eighteenth-century medals, mostly satirical, referring to John Law and his financial system between 1716 and 1720. Many of the illustrated specimens are by the German medalist Christian Wermuth.