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
Title Pages i- i-
Contents v-vi v-vi
S. E. Rigold The Two Primary Series of Sceattas: Addenda and Corrigenda 1-6 1-6
C. E. Blunt A New Parcel from the Douglas, I.O.M, 1894 Hoard (?) 7-11 7-11
R. H. M. Dolley New Light on the Mullingar Find of Hand pence of Aethelraed II 12-22 12-22
R. H. M. Dolley An Unpublished Link between the First and Second Hand Types of Aethelraed II 22-24 22-24
R. H. M. Dolley Further Southampton/Winchester Die-Links in the Reign of Aethelraed II 25-33 25-33
C. S. S. Lyon The Significance of the Sack of Oxford in 1009/1010 for the Chronology of the Coinage of Aethelraed II 34-37 34-37
R. P. Mack Stephen and the Anarchy 1135-1154 38-112 38-112
R. H. M. Dolley A Small Find of the Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century Pennies from Tullintowell 113-115 113-115
John D. Brand and F. Elmore Jones The Emergency Mint of Wilton in 1180 116-119 116-119
J. J. North The Broughton Hoard 120-127 120-127
Peter Woodhead and Ian Stewart The Renfrew Treasure Trove, 1963 128-147 128-147
R. H. M. Dolley An Eighteenth-Century Forgery of and Anglo-Irish Groat or Half Groat of Edward IV 148-151 148-151
R. H. M. Dolley A Note on the Weight and Fineness of the 1646 Ormonde 'Pistole' 152-154 152-154
Mary P. Bellamy A Newark Medal of Anthony Ascham 155-162 155-162
Marvin Lessen A Summary of the Cromwell Coinage 163-172 163-172
D. R. D. Edmunds The Gold and Silver Tokens Issued by John Berkerly Monck 18811-1812 173-188 173-188