The Ormskirk & West Lancashire Numismatic Society
Founded in 1970
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2016
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The Ormskirk & West Lancashire
Numismatic
Society

Host Society for the

 BANS 2011 Congress

held in Southport

BANS 2011 Congress Report

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Society News

The Society’s Oddments Tray!

 

A cross between a diary and a newspaper, this page features those items of information about the Society and its Members which, we hope, will be of interest to a wider world.

OWLNS Celebrates Forty Years

How We Gave The Eagle & Child The Price Of A Pint.....!

 

The Ormskirk and West Lancashire Numismatic Society traces its origins to the foundation of the Ormskirk & District NS in June 1970. Read here about our fortieth anniversary celebration.

The East India Company And Its Coins

A Fascinating Review By Peter R Thompson

 

This book by Society Member Peter Thompson tells the story of the EIC’s coins within the story of the Company itself.  In this way it aims to make the whole series more intelligible.

Merchant Countermarked Silver Coins

Spanish Dollars Overstruck

 

Society Member Eric Hodge is well known for his researches into the countermarked silver coins issued by a number of factories and mills at the end of the 18th and the start of the 19th centuries.

David Coins It In For Charity

Autism Initiatives Benefits From Scrap

 

Society Member and Southport Coin Dealer David Regan collects scrap redundant coinage, and holiday left-overs, for the benefit of charity Autism Initiatives.

Forty Years
East India Coins
Countermarked Silver
David Coins It