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
Contents i-iv i-iv
Rainer Kretz The Trinoantian Staters of Dubnovellaunos 1-31 1-31
Fran Colman Philology matters to Early Anglo-Saxon money matters 32-37 32-37
Adrian W. Lyons and William A. Mackay The Lunettes coinage of Alfred the Great 38-110 38-110
Mark Blackburn Presidential Address 2007. Currency under the Vikings. Part 4: The Dublin coinage c.995-1050 111-137 111-137
N. M. McQ. Holmes The Scottish copper Crux pellit coinage: A typological analysis 138-176 138-176
Pamela Nightingale English medieval weight-standards revisited 177-193 177-193
Stewart Lyon Comments on Pamela Nightingale: 'English medieval weight-standards revisited' 194-199 194-199
R. J. Eaglen Sarah Sophia Banks and her English Hammered Coins 200-215 200-215
Short Articles and Notes 216-260 216-260
Coin Register 2008 261-290 261-290
Reviews 291-294 291-294
President's Review of the Year 2007 295-297 295-297
Proceedings 298-300 298-300
Trustee's Report 301-306 301-306
Constitution 307-313 307-313
Index 314-315 314-315