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-vii v-vii
Alfred Anscombe Odilo, a Northumbrian moneyer of the ninth century, and his issues 1-12 1-12
L. A. Lawrence On the first coinage of Henry II 13-37 13-37
Lord Grantley and L. A. Lawrence On a find of French deniers and English pennies of the twelfth century. [found in Rome] 39-46 39-46
L. A. Lawrence On the Ribe hoard 47-48 47-48
L. A. Lawrence On a portion of a set of silver counters exhibiting London criers and their cries 49-55 49-55
Grant R. Francis Silver coins of the Tower Mint of Charles I. Chapter III 57-85 57-85
H. W. Morrieson The coins of the Shrewsbury mint, 1642 87-88 87-88
Helen Farquhar Royal charities. Part III (continuation of) touchpieces for the king's evil. James II to William III. 89-120 89-120
H. W. Morrieson The centenary of our modern coinage instituted in February, 1817, and the issues which preceded it in George III’s reign 121-149 121-149
Ella Pierrepont Barnard Examples of engraved coins selected from a collection formed by Mrs. Ella Pierrepont Barnard 151-198 151-198
J. H. Leslie Note on Lieut.-Colonel R. Brunton’s alleged right to the Portuguese Commander’s Star 199-200 199-200
A. A. Payne Note on Lieut.Colonel R. Brunton’s “alleged right” to the Portuguese Commander’s Star 201-204 201-204
William Martin London as illustrated upon the great seals, upon medals, and in allied engravings 205-217 205-217
Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society Session 1917 221-251 221-251
Lists of Members 253-268 253-268
Index to Volume XIV 269-289 269-289