David Fanning submitted the following note on his upcoming sale and recent trip to the Colonial Coin Collectors Club convention.
Illustrated is an 1714 edition of Massachusetts Acts and Laws including laws pertaining to circulating coinage. Also offered is a contemporary newspaper printing of the 1786 Massachusetts Mint Ordinance and other rare items relating to numismatics in the colonies.
David F. Fanning Numismatic Literature were in attendance at this week's C4 Convention in Boston, Massachusetts (part of the Bay State Coin Show). Fanning brought with him a small but select group of 18th-century American and British publications of numismatic interest, and prepared a "mini-catalogue" describing them, which can be downloaded from the firm's Web site at
Some items may still be available for purchase.
The catalogue of the firm's third mail-bid auction (closing December 3) is also available on the site for those who have not received a hard-copy version. Bidders are encouraged to send their bids in promptly.
Wayne Homren, Editor
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