The 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 1903-2016 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.


Author Title Pages
Title Pages
Contents iii-iv
D. F. Allen The Haslemere hoard 1-7
Grierson The authenticity of the York “thrymsas 8-10
H. G. Pagan and N. G. Rhodes Anglo-Saxon coins in the Westminster School collection 11-26
B. H. I. H. Stewart Moneta and Mot on Anglo-Saxon coins 27-42
C. E. Blunt Two Anglo-Saxon notes: [1] The coinage of Æthelred, Archbishop of Canterbury 43-44
C. S. S. Lyon Two notes on the “last small cross” type of Æthelræd II: I. A late variety from the London mint; II. A second die-link between the mints “Gothaburh” and Exeter 49-52
R. H. M. Dolley Two Anglo-Saxon notes: [1] A Cnut die-link between the mints of Salisbury and Wilton 53-54
D. Sellwood Medieval minting techniques 57-65
F. Elmore Jones Four Anglo-Saxon, Norman and Plantagenet notes: [1] The mysterious mint of “DERNT" 66-72
R. H. M. Dolley The 1962 Llantrithyd treasure trove and some thoughts on the first Norman coinage of Wales 74-79
G. L. V. Tatler and B. H. I. H. Steward Edwardian sterlings in the Montrave hoard 80-87
Frank Purvey The pence, half-pence and farthings of Richard II, of the mints of London, York and Durham 88-108
W. J. W. Potter and E. J. Winstanley The coinage of Henry VII. Chapter VI. 109-124
W. J. W. Potter The coinage of Edward VI in his own name. Part I: Second period, January 1549 to October 1551 125-137
Oliver Cresswell A re-examination of a gold medal awarded to Major Rogers for valorous services in 1690 138-151
S. A. H. Whetmore The Castle Comer Colliery token 152-158
Miscellanea 159-166
Reviews 167-168
Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society 1962 169-173
Presidential Address 1962 174-181
List of Members 1963 182-188
Index 189-190