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 ii-iv ii-iv
Philip V. Hill The coinage of Britain in the dark ages 1-27 1-27
F. Elmore Jones Hedon near Hull - a new Norman mint 28-30 28-30
S. E. Rigold The trail of Easterlings 31-55 31-55
C. A. Whitton The coinages of Henry VIII and Edward VI in Henry's name 56-88 56-88
Miscellanea (Treasure Trove) 90-94 90-94
Obituaries 95-97 95-97
Proceedings of the Numismatic Society 1949 98-113 98-113
Presidential Address 114-120 114-120
Lists of Members 121-127 121-127
Philip V. Hill Saxon sceattas and their problems 129-154 129-154
James Davidson Distinguishing marks on the later issues of David II 155-163 155-163
F. O. Arnold The regnal attribution of the initial mark rose and sun dimidiated 164-212 164-212
Miscellanea 213-221 213-221
Reviews 222-338 222-338
Miscellanea 339-379 339-379
Index to Volume XXVI 380-385 380-385