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-viii v-viii
William C. Wells The Northampton and Southampton mints. Part IV 1-57 1-57
G. C. Brooke The medieval moneyers 59-66 59-66
Hugh J. Dakers Initial letters in the field on Scottish coins 67-72 67-72
G. C. Brooke The mints of Canterbury and York in the reigns of Edward IV and Henry VII 73-87 73-87
L. A. Lawrence English and Irish coins of Henry VIII bearing initials of his queens 89-92 89-92
William C. Wells The Hartwell token 103-110 103-110
S. Alan Garnett City livery badges 111-119 111-119
Review 121-122 121-122
Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society Sessions 1931, 1932 and 1933 129-237 129-237
Lists of Members 241-247 241-247
Index to Volume XXI 249-291 249-291