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
G. L. Cottam The 'Cock Bronzes' and Other Related Iron Age Bronze Coins Found Predominantly in West Sussex and Hampshire 1-18 1-18
Gareth Williams Anglo-Saxon and Viking Coin Weights 19-36 19-36
E. J. Harris and D. R. Griffiths Mercury Plating on Some Early English Coins 37-46 37-46
Robin J. Eaglen The Mint of Huntingdon 47-145 47-145
B. J. Cook New Hoards from Seventeenth-Century England 146-172 146-172
D. W. Dykes John Gregory Hancock and the Westwood Brothers: an Eighteenth-Century Token Consortium 173-186 173-186
Glyn Davies The Single Currency in Historical Perspective 187-195 187-195
Short Articles and Notes 196-226 196-226
Coin Register 1999 227-241 227-241
Reviews 242-252 242-252
Proceedings 253-253 253-253
Trustees' report 254-258 254-258
Presidential Address 259-264 259-264
Index 265-272 265-272