● Next Meeting Status:
● Host Society for the
BANS 2011 Congress
held in Southport
Where to next?
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
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
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
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.