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
J. Williams Coin Inscriptions and the Origin of Writing in Pre-Roman Britain 1-17 1-17
P. Kiernan The Ritual Mutilation of Coins on Romano-British Sites 18-33 18-33
D. M. Metcalf As Easy as A, B, C': The Mint-Places of Early Sceatta Types in the South-East 34-48 34-48
J. Graham-Campbell The Dual Economy of the Danelaw. The Howard Linecar Memorial Lecture 2001 49-59 49-59
G. Williams Coin-brooches of Edward the Confessor and William I 60-70 60-70
Marion M. Archibald The Lion Coinage of Robert Earl of Gloucester and William Earl of Gloucester 71-86 71-86
Lord Stewartby Rose Ryals of James I, 1605-17 87-90 87-90
Margaret Warhurst, R. Philpott, Susan Nicholson and Julie Edwards Four Seventeenth Century Coin Hoards from Congleton, Cheshire 91-110 91-110
N. Biggs Coin-Weights Made by the Founders 111-118 111-118
D. W. Dykes John Stubbs Jorden, Die-Sinker and Medallist 119-135 119-135
R. J. Eaglen, H. E. Pagan and P. D. Mitchell Coin Tickets in the British Hammered Series 136-157 136-157
Short Articles and Notes 158-176 158-176
Coin Register 2001 177-188 177-188
Review Article: An Inventory of Romano-British Coin Hoards (R. Reece and P. Guest) 189-198 189-198
Reviews 199-208 199-208
Presidential Address 2001 209-212 209-212
Proceedings 2001 213-214 213-214
Trustees' report 215-219 215-219
Index 220-230 220-230