BNJThe British Numismatic Journal (BNJ) is the Society's principal publication, and is the foremost journal for 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 should be directed to Spink.


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 a 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.


Author Title Pages
Title Pages
Mark Blackburn Hiberno-Norse and Irish Sea Imitations of Cnut's Quatrefoil Type 1-20
W. Johnson 21-32
N. M. McQ. Holmes 33-59 The Ednam, The Roxburgshire, Hoard (1995)
G. P. Dyer 60-66 Thomas Grayham's Copper Survey of 1857
Mark Stocker The Coinage of 1893 67-86
Lord Stewartby Scottish Coin Collections 87-112
Short Articles and Notes 113-139
Coin Register 1996 140-172
Review Article 173-176
Reviews 177-186
Proceedings 1996 187-187
Accounts for the Year ended 31 October 1995 188-189
Presidential Address 1996 190-192
Presentation: The Sanford Saltus Medal to Mr. Jeffrey North 193-193
Presentation: The Council Prize to Mr. Martin Allen 194-194
Index 195-206