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 The Richborough coin inscribed “DOMINO CENSAVRIO CES 1-23 1-23
H. Alexander Parsons The Anglian coins of Cnut the Great 25-67 25-67
William C. Wells The Northampton and Southampton mints. Part II 69-91 69-91
P. W. P. Carlyon-Britton Some coins of Henry I 93-107 93-107
Helen Farquhar Royal Charities (Second Series) Part IV 109-129 109-129
H. W. Morrieson The coinage of Lundy, 1645-6 131-143 131-143
H. Alexander Parsons Unpublished and doubted milled silver coins of Scotland, A.D. 1663-1709 145-156 145-156
J. O. Manton Buckinghamshire trade tokens issued in the seventeenth century. Part II 157-198 157-198
William C. Wells The eighteenth- and nineteenth-century tokens of Northamptonshire 199-211 199-211
S. Alan Garnett Pitt Clubs and their badges 213-218 213-218
Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society Sessions 1927 and 1928 225-308 225-308
Lists of Members 309-323 309-323
Index to Volume XIX 325-360 325-360