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
D. M. Metcalf Determining the mint-Attribution of East Anglian Sceattas through Regression analysis 1-11 1-11
R. J. Eaglen and R. Grayburn Gouged Reverse Dies in the Quatrefoil Issue of Cnut 12-37 12-37
M. R. Allen The Volume and Composition of the English Silver Currency, 1279-1351 38-44 38-44
N. M. McQ. Holmes and Lord Stewartby Scottish Coinage in the First Half of the Fourteenth Century 45-60 45-60
M. R. Allen Two Fourteenth-Century Mint Indentures and Related Documentary Evidence 61-66 61-66
Jessica Freeman The Mistery of Coiners and the King's Moneyers of the Tower of London, c. 1340-c.1530 67-82 67-82
B. Paszkiewicz Two 'Crosraguel Pennies' Found in Gdansk and the Problem of their Function on the continent 83-89 83-89
D. W. Dykes The tokens of Thomas Mynd 90-102 90-102
H. E. Manville The Bank of England Countermarked Dollars, 1797-1804 103-117 103-117
K. Clancy The Royal Mint's Use of the Reducing Machine 118-123 118-123
M. Stocker The 1967 New Zealand Decimal Coin Reverses 124-138 124-138
Short Articles and Notes 139-153 139-153
Coin Register 2000 154-168 154-168
Reviews 169-177 169-177
Royal mint advisory committee 178-179 178-179
Obituaries 180-183 180-183
Presidential Address 184-188 184-188
Presentation of the Sanford Saltus medal to R. H. Thompson 189-190 189-190
Proceedings 191-192 191-192
Trustees' report 193-197 193-197
List of Members 198-202 198-202
Series Summary Index 203-213 203-213
Index 214-222 214-222