BNJThe British Numismatic Journal (BNJ) is the Society's principal publication, and is the foremost journal for 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 should be directed to Spink.


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 a 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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Contents v-xii v-xii
F. Stroud Some national characteristics numismatically exemplified 1-6 1-6
Major A. B. Creeke The sceatta and styca series of the early Archbishops of York 7-20 7-20
P. W. P. Carlyon-Britton The Oxford mint in the reign of Alfred 21-30 21-30
P. W. P. Carlyon-Britton The Saxon, Norman and Plantagenet Coinage of Wales 31-56 31-56
William Sharp Ogden Concerning the evolution of some reverse typesof the Anglo-Norman coinage 57-85 57-85
P. W. P. Carlyon-Britton A numismatic history of the reigns of William I and II (1066-1100), Part I 87-184 87-184
P. W. P. Carlyon-Britton Historical notes on the first coinage of Henry II 185-242 185-242
Helen Farquhar Portraiture of the Stuarts on the Royalist Badges 243-290 243-290
Philip Nelson The obsidional money of the Great Rebellion 1642-1649 291-357 291-357
H. Alexander Parsons The mail coach and its halfpennies 359-368 359-368
S. H. Hamer Notes on the private tokens, their issuers and die-sinkers 369-396 369-396
L. A. Lawrence Forgery in relation to numismatics 397-409 397-409
L. A. Lawrence The Anglo-Saxon moneyer Torhtulf and characteristics of die-sinking 411-416 411-416
Philip Nelson Table of English gold coins 417-424 417-424
Major A. B. Creeke Find of XVII and early XVIII century coins at Burnley 425-426 425-426
Reviews 427-432 427-432
Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society 433-434 433-434
Officers and Council 435-436 435-436
Proceedings 437-495 437-495
Report of the Council 496-509 496-509
Income and Expenditure Account, 1905 510-510 510-510
List of Members 511-529 511-529
Index 531-562 531-562