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-viii v-viii
Nathan Heywood A find of Anglo-Saxon stycas at Lancaster 1-2 1-2
H. Alexander Parsons Some coins of Sigtuna inscribed with the names of Æthelred, Cnut, and Harthacnut 3-19 3-19
H. Alexander Parsons The Anglo-Saxon coins of Harthacnut 21-55 21-55
L. A. Lawrence The Short Cross coinage, 1180 to 1247 59-100 59-100
L. A. Lawrence The Long Cross coinage of Henry III and Edward I 101-109 101-109
Henry Symonds The English coinages of Edward VI 123-167 123-167
F. P. Barnard Petition “for the restoring of farthing tokens 169-181 169-181
Philip Nelson The gold coins issued from the mint at Oxford, 1642-1646, in the reign of Charles I 183-206 183-206
W. J. Andrew Contemporary evidence against the attribution of obsidional money to isolated fortresses in the time of Charles I 207-214 207-214
Henry Symonds Seventeenth-century Tokens of Northamptonshire. A note on Lamport or Langport 215-218 215-218
Helen Farquhar Portraiture of our Stuart monarchs on their coins and medals. Part VII: Anne continued 219-287 219-287
William J. Freer The Thirty-Eighth Regiment of Foot, now the First Battalion of the South Staffordshire Regiment 289-316 289-316
J. B. S. MacIlwaine A note on the “Blacksmith’s” or Kilkenny halfcrowns of Charles I 317-318 317-318
Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society Session 1914 321-353 321-353
The Rules of the British Numismatic Society 355-372 355-372
Rules for the John Sanford Saltus Medal 373-377 373-377
Lists of Members 379-395 379-395