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 Celtic Coins from the Romano-British Temple at Harlow 1-7
D. F. Allen Three Ancient British Notes 8-10
D. R. Walker The 'Wolf' Sceattas 11-28
C. E. Blunt and R. H. M. Dolley On an alleged Penny of Ludica, King of Mercia 825-7 29-31
Michael Dolley A Fourth Find of Ninth-Century Coins from Ireland 32-35
R. P. Mack St. John's Church, Chester, Hoard of 1862 36-39
Michael Dolley OE *Christ3egn—An Unsuspected Instance of Early Middle Irish Influence on English Name-giving 40-45
Ian Stewart The St. Martin Coins of Lincoln 46-54
Michael Dolley and C. E. Blunt A Parcel of Reform-type Pence of Eadgar and his Successors 55-58
Michael Dolley and Stewart Lyon Additional Evidence for the Sequence of Types Early in the Reign of Edward the Confessor 59-61
Michael Dollet, Lillemob Lundstrom and Gay van der Meer A Preliminary Account of the Anglo-Saxon-Element in the 1966 Find from Tingstade Parish on Gotland 62-80
Michael Dolley, C. E. Blunt and G. van der Meer The Anglo-Saxon Element in the 1967 Burge Hoard from Lummelunda Parish, Gotland 81-85
F. Elmore Jones and C. E. Blunt A Remarkable Parcel of Norman Pennies in Moscow 86-92
Colm Gallagher Neglected Documentary Evidence for the Currency of 14th Cent. Scottish Coins in N.E. Ireland 93-95
Michael Dolley and W. A. Seaby Some Unpublished Early Nineteenth-Century Irish Finds 96-105
C. E. Blunt Unrecorded Heavy Nobles of Henry IV and Some Remarks on that Issue 106-113
Michael Dolley and W. A. Seaby Le Money del Oraylly (O'Reilly's Money) 114-117
Michael Dolley Elizabethan Bungal(l)—A Contribution to Anglo-Irish Lexicography 118-121
Herbert Schneider The Hammered Gold Coins of Charles I I 122-168
D. Stevenson The Irish Emergency Coinages of James I I 169-175
T. V. Buttrey Cut coins in Canada 176-178
G. K. Beaulah The Medals of the Art Union of London 179-185
R. C. Bell The Tokens of Thomas Hollo way 186-188
Presidential Address
President's review
List of Members