BNJThe British Numismatic Journal (BNJ) is the Society's principal publication, and is the foremost jounrnal for the matters relating to British Numismatics. It contains a number of scholarly articles as well as notes, obituaries, reviews and transactions. The journal is produced annually in hard-back form, and a copy is sent free to all members of the Society.

The British Numismatic Journal is distributed for the Society by Spink. Any queries concerning the purchase of back-numbers or regarding delivery problems should be directed to Spink in the first instance.


Those wishing to contribute to the Journal are encouraged to read the Journal's guidance notes and to contact the editor for further information.

Coin Register

Coin Register was significantly redesigned in 2011 to provide a review of important single finds of Iron Age, Roman and Medieval coins with a supplementary appendix listing other finds recorded by the Corpus of Early Medieval Coin Finds (EMC). PDF plates of the coins in the Appendix for 20112012 and 2013 are available here, with more recent coins viewable via the Corpus website.  

Digital British Numismatic Journal

Back issues of the British Numismatic Journal are available to read by following the links below. The volumes are arranged chronologically. If you are looking for a specific subject then you may find the Index of BNJ contents 1903-2010 helpful.

You may download an whole volume but the files are very large and may take some time to download. All of the files are PDFs and will require a reader to access them. To download a reader for free (Adobe Acrobat) please click here.


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Author Title Pages Download
C. E. King Late Roman Silver Hoards in Britain and the Problem of Clipped Siliquae 5-31 5-31
Elizabeth J. E. Pirie Early Northumbrian Coins at Auction, 1981 32-51 32-51
D. M. Metcalf Continuity and Change in English Monetary History c.973-1086, Part 2 52-90 52-90
Ian Stewart English Coinage in the Later Years of John and the Minority of Henry III, Part 2 91-106 91-106
J. W. Greenwood The Closure of the Tudor Mint at Bristol 107-111 107-111
Marvin Lessen The Cromwell Dunbar Medals by Simon 112-133 112-133
Peter Preston-Morley and Harry Pegg A Revised Survey of the Seventeenth-Century Tokens of Nottinghamshire 134-196 134-196
Short Articles and Notes 197-203 197-203
Reviews 204-210 204-210
Obituaries 211-214 211-214
Proceedings 215-216 215-216
Presidential Address 217-221 217-221
Accounts 222-223 222-223
List of Members 224-230 224-230
Index 231-232 231-232