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
M. A. S. Blackburn and H. Pagan The St Edmund Coinage in the Light of a Parcel from a Hoard of St Edmund Pennies 1-14 1-14
R. J. Eaglen Further Coins from the Mint of Huntingdon 15-23 15-23
M. R. Allen English Coin Hoards, 1158-1544 24-84 24-84
M. R. Allen and S. P. Doolan Finds from Dunwich 85-94 85-94
B. J. Cook New Hoards from Seventeenth-Century England II 95-114 95-114
A. L. Murray The Scottish Recoinage of 1707-1709 and its Aftermath 115-134 115-134
G. Dyer The Currency Crisis of 1797 135-142 135-142
H. E. Manville Countermarked Tokens of the Industrial Revolution 143-148 143-148
D. W. Dykes The Token Coinage of William Fullarton 149-163 149-163
Short Articles and Notes 164-188 164-188
Coin Register 2002 189-212 189-212
Review Article: Brian J. Danforth, 'St Patrick Coinage', in The Colonial Newsletter 213-216 213-216
Reviews 217-223 217-223
Presidential Address 2002 224-227 224-227
Council Prize 228-228 228-228
Proceedings 229-229 229-229
Trustees' report 230-234 230-234
Index 235-242 235-242