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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C. E. King The Unmarked Coins of Carausius 1-9 1-9
Andrew Burnett and John Casey A Carausian Hoard from Croydon, Surrey, and a Note on Carausius's Continental Possessions 10-20 10-20
Andrew Burnett The Coinage of Allectus: Chronology and Interpretation 21-40 21-40
Roger Bland A Hoard of Carausius and Allectus from Burton Latimer 41-50 41-50
Norman Shiel Letters of Numismatic Interest Addressed to John Lindsay of Cork 51-62 51-62
M. A. S. Blackburn and M. J. Bonser Single Finds of Anglo-Saxon and Norman Coins - I 63-73 63-73
J. J. North Irregular Dies of the Durham Mint c. 1300 74-80 74-80
Ian Stewart Bishop Bek and the Durham Coins of Edward I and II 81-85 81-85
Michael Mitchiner and Anne Skinner English Tokens c. 1425 to 1672 86-163 86-163
B. R. Osborne The Tower Coins of Charles I 164-209 164-209
Edward Besly The York Mint of Charles I 210-241 210-241
M. J. Bonser and R. H. Thompson Tokens Found in Haddenham, Cambridgeshire, and a Seventeenth-Century Issuer 242-247 242-247
Mark Jones The Fothergillian Medal of the Royal Humane Society 248-262 248-262
G. P. Dyer and P. P. Gaspar Richard Sainthill and the New Bronze Coinage 263-273 263-273
G. P Dyer and Mark Stocker Edgar Boehm and the Jubilee Coinage 274-288 274-288
Short Articles and Notes 289-293 289-293
Reviews 294-297 294-297
Proceedings 298-298 298-298
Accounts 299-300 299-300
Presidential Address 301-310 301-310
Index 311-323 311-323