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
Raymond Carlyon-Britton The last coinage of Henry VII 1-62 1-62
Helen Farquhar Royal Charities (Second Series) Part III 63-91 63-91
Edgar Rogers The Rose Farthing Tokens 93-119 93-119
H. W. Morrieson The dress of Elizabeth as shown on her early silver coins, 1558-61 121-123 121-123
Helen Farquhar The Shrewsbury Medal 125-134 125-134
H. W. Morrieson The coinage of Bristol, 1643-1645 135-157 135-157
H. W. Morrieson Table of the silver coins of the Tower Mint of Charles I 159-163 159-163
Charles Winter The Army of India medal 165-172 165-172
Charles Winter Medals of the Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 173-182 173-182
Vernon B. Crowther-Beynon Notes on a collection of money-scales and other coin-weighing appliances 183-191 183-191
Vernon B. Crowther-Beynon An eighteenth-century coin-clipper 193-206 193-206
J. O. Manton Buckinghamshire trade tokens issued in the seventeenth century 207-234 207-234
Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society Sessions 1925 and 1926 241-339 241-339
Lists of Members 341-355 341-355
Index to Volume XVIII 357-393 357-393