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-vi i-vi
D. M. Metcalf Betwixt Sceattas and Offa's Pence. Mint-attributions and the chronology of a recession 1-33 1-33
Mateusz Bogucki Two Northumbrian stycas of Eanred and Aethelred II from Early Medieval Truso in Poland 34-42 34-42
Mark Blackburn Presidential Address 2008. Currency under the Vikings. Part 5: The Scandinavian Achievment and Legacy 43-71 43-71
Martin Allen Henry I Type 14 72-171 72-171
N. M. McQ. Holmes The Catherinefield, Dumfries, Hoard 2007-8 172-185 172-185
Adam Daubney The Circulation and prohibition of Venetian Soldini in late medieval England 186-198 186-198
R. H. Thompson The Golden Fleece in Britain 199-212 199-212
John Whitmore Auctioneer's tokens 213-228 213-228
Short Articles and Notes 229-253 229-253
Coin Register 2009 254-287 254-287
Reviews 288-299 288-299
President's Review of the Year 2008 300-303 300-303
Proceedings 304-311 304-311
Trustee's Report 312-317 312-317
Back Matter 318-319 318-319
Index 320-322 320-322
Adverts 323-336 323-336
Plates 337-372 337-372