BNS Medal
The British Numismatic Society

Promoting the study of coins, medals, tokens and banknotes




BNS Centerary Medal - Obverse and Reverse

The British Numismatic Society is the leading organisation for the study of coins, medals, jettons and paper money of the British Isles, the Commonwealth and other territories that have been subject to British rule. Although based in the United Kingdom, it has an international membership, drawn from a wide range of academic and museum professionals, amateur specialists, collectors and dealers.

Latest from the BNS

You can now buy our new Special Publication (The Abbey and Mint of Bury St Edmonds from 1279, by Robin Eaglen). Click here for details.

You can read about our 2014 student bursaries here.

Please note that the speakers and topics scheduled for the British Numismatic Society meetings on 23 September and 28 October have been reversed from the original programme due to unforeseen circumstances.

Digital Version of BNJ now available

Sir Frank Stenton's 1958 Lecture to the BNS on The Anglo-Saxon Coinage and the Historian now available as MP3