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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Author Title Pages Download
Contents v-vi v-vi
H. Alexander Parsons The coins of Harold I 1-48 1-48
H. Alexander Parsons The prototype of the first coinage of William the Conqueror 49-56 49-56
P. W. P. Carlyon-Britton A remarkable penny of Henry II 57-59 57-59
W. J. Andrew Two tragedies, a mediƦval charm, and a note on the mint of Rhuddlan 61-72 61-72
Raymond Carlyon-Britton Halfpennies and farthings of Henry VIII 73-77 73-77
Grant R. Francis Silver coins of the Tower Mint of Charles I. Chapter IV 79-116 79-116
H. W. Morrieson A review of the coinage of Charles II 117-139 117-139
Helen Farquhar Royal charities. Part IV (conclusion of) Touchpiece's for the king's evil 141-184 141-184
F. Willson Yeates The coinage of Ireland during the Rebellion, 1641-1652 185-223 185-223
H. Alexander Parsons A cut New England threepence attributed to the Leeward Islands 225-227 225-227
Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society 1918-19-20 235-329 235-329
Lists of Members 331-345 331-345
Index to Volume VX 347-379 347-379