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
D. F. Allen A Celtic miscellany 1-7
H. E. Pagan A third gold coin of Mercia 8-10
H. E. Pagan Coinage in the age of Burgred 11-27
R. I. Page Ralph Thoresbury's runic coins 28-31
R. H. M. Dolley New Light on the 1843 Viking-Age Coin-Hoard from Derrykeighan near Dervock, Co. Antrim 32-36
Veronica J. Smart A subsidiary issue of Æthelred II’s Long Cross 37-41
C. S. S. Lyon A round Halfpenny of Edward the Confessor 42-45
R. H. M. Dolley, D. J. Elliott and F. Elmore Jones The Buckingham mint 46-52
N. J. Ebsworth The Anglo-Saxon and Norman mint of Warwick 53-85
J. D. Brand and J. D. A. Thompson A Worcestershire hoard of Short Cross pennies 86-89
John D. Brand The Short Cross coins of Rhuddlan 90-97
R. H. M. Dolley and William O'Sulivan The Corofin (Co. Clare) hoard - late 12th - early 13th centuries 98-103
R. H. M. Dolley and W. A. Seaby A parcel of Long Cross coins - ?from the 1869 Tower Hill hoard 104-108
B. H. I. H. Stewart and R. B. K. Stevenson The Rhoneston hoard, 1961 109-117
Herbert Schneider Chronological problems of the Pinecone-Mascle coinage of Henry VI 118-120
T. F. Reddaway Two Tudor notes 121-125
S. N. Lane A late seventeenth-century bronze hoard from County Kerry 126-131
David Wilmer Dykes and Kenneth A. Jacob Two notes on trade tokens: [1] A mythical seventeenth-century halfpenny of Cambridge 132-134
W. A. Seaby Castlegomber Tokens: an Inquiry 139-148
R. N. P. Hawkins Supplement to Catalogue of the Advertisment of 'Spade' Guineas and their halves (BNJ xxxii 1964) 149-161
Daniel Fearon General Gordon's Khartoum Star 162-165
Miscellanea 166-176
Reviews 177-186
Proceedings and Exhibitions 187-190
Presidential Address 191-200
Index 201-203