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
William C. Wells The Northampton and Southampton mints 1-49 1-49
William C. Wells A hoard of coins of Æthelræd II found in Ireland 51-59 51-59
H. Alexander Parsons Assays and imitations, foreign and native, of the late Saxon period, A.D. 975-1066 61-97 61-97
H. Alexander Parsons The chronology of the Hiberno-Danish coinage 99-124 99-124
Raymond C. Carlyon-Britton The sequence of mint-marks preceding, during, and succeeding the restoration of Henry VI 125-132 125-132
Helen Farquhar Royal Charities (Second Series) Part II 133-164 133-164
Helen Farquhar An Emergency Coinage in Ireland 165-169 165-169
Helen Farquhar Some portrait-medals struck between 1745 and 1752 for Prince Charles Edward 171-225 171-225
H. W. Morrieson The attribution of the “BR” monogram on Charles I’s coins 227-233 227-233
H. W. Morrieson Some entries of numismatic interest in the Master’s accounts of the Merchant Tailors’ Gild of Dublin 1553-61 235-239 235-239
W. J. Freer Orders, decorations and medals given to the British Navy, Army, and Flying Force in the Great War 241-273 241-273
F. E. Burton Arnold Village Tokens 275-276 275-276
Frank E. Burton South Notts Yeomandry Medals 277-280 277-280
C. Winter Gold and silver medals of the Honourable East India Company 281-287 281-287
Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society Sessions 1923 and 1934 295-380 295-380
Lists of Members 381-395 381-395
Index to Volume XVII 397-452 397-452