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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John Talbot and Ian Leins Before Boudicca: The Wickham Market hoard and the middle phase gold coinage of East Anglia 1-23 1-23
Rainer Kretz The Biga Gold of Cunobelinus 24-50 24-50
Gareth Williams Anglo-Saxon Gold Coinage. Part 1: The Transition from Roman to Anglo-Saxon coinage 51-75 51-75
Rory Naismith The coinage of Offa Revisited 76-106 76-106
N. M. McQ. Holmes and Lord Stewartby The Coinage of John Baliol 107-130 107-130
Martin Allen The Output and profits of the Calais Mint, 1349-1450 131-139 131-139
Robin J. Eaglen Presidential Address 2009. The illustration of Coins: An Historical Survey. Part I 140-150 140-150
D. J. Symons A Birmingham Miscellany (2) 151-165 151-165
D. W. Dykes J B' of 'Foundling Fields' 166-175 166-175
Mark Stocker The New Zealand 'Waitangi' Crown of 1935 176-188 176-188
Short Articles and Notes 189-206 189-206
Coin Register 207-237 207-237
Reviews 238-242 238-242
President's Review of the Year 2008 243-245 243-245
Proceedings 246-250 246-250
Trustee's Report
Back Matter