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
A. M. Burnett and M. R. Cowell Celtic Coinage in Britain II 1-10 1-10
Andrzej Mikolajczyk Anglo-Saxon Coins in Eleventh-Century Poland 11-24 11-24
J. J. North A Re-Examination of Classes 7 and 8 of the Short Cross Coinage 25-39 25-39
N. J. Mayhew The Aberdeen, St. Nicholas Street, Hoards of 1983 and 1984 40-68 40-68
P. Woodhead, D. Cladwell, I. Stewart and C. Wood The Fourteenth-Century Aberdour Treasure Trove (1978 and 1981) 69-83 69-83
Nicholas Holmes and David A. Walker A Henry VI/Edward IV Mule Penny from the Leith Hoard 84-89 84-89
I. D. Brown and C. H. Comber Portrait Punches Used on the Hammered Coinage of Queen Elizabeth I 90-95 90-95
T. H. MCK. Clough and B. J. Cook The 1987 Ryhall Treasure Trove 96-101 96-101
Richard Margolis Matthew Boulton's French Ventures of 1791 and 1792: Tokens for the Monneron 102 Freres of Paris and Isle de France 102-109 102-109
Ian Stewart English Numismatics - Progress and Prospects 110-122 110-122
Short Articles and Notes 123-137 123-137
Coin Register 138-164 138-164
Reviews 165-172 165-172
Proceedings 173-174 173-174
Accounts 175-176 175-176
Presidential Address 177-189 177-189
Index 190-203 190-203