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 -ii i -ii
Contents iii-iv iii-iv
H. E. Pagan Northumbrian Numismatic Chronology in the Ninth Century 1-15 1-15
M. Dolley The Anglo-Saxon Pennies from the 'Upper Souterrain' at Knowth 16-21 16-21
P. H. Robinson The Stafford (1800) and Oulton (1795) Hoards 22-30 22-30
P. Woodehead, B. H. I. H. Stewart and G. L. V. Tatler The Loch Doon Treasure Trove, 1966 31-49 31-49
M. M. Archibald The Attenborough, Notts., 1966 Hoard 50-83 50-83
M. Dolley and W. D. Hackman The Coinages for Ireland of Henry VIII 84-108 84-108
M. Dolley and A. Gunstone The Cloncreen Bog (Clonbulloge) Find of Elizabethan Coins from the Co. Offaly 109-112 109-112
J. K. R. Murray The Scottish Silver Coinage of Charles II 113-125 113-125
R. H. Thompson The Dies of Thomas Spence (1750-1814) 126-162 126-162
J. P. C. Kent Three Seventeenth- and Eighteeth-Century Finds 163-166 163-166
J. D. A. Thompson The Origin of Spanish Dollars Acquired by Britain, 1799-1805 167-173 167-173
S. A. Castle Seven Finds of Sixteenth- to Twentieth-Century Coins 174-180 174-180
Miscellanea 181-194 181-194
Reviews 195-197 195-197
Other Library Accessions 198-199 198-199
Proceedings and Exhibitions 200-203 200-203
Presidential Address 204-222 204-222
The President's Review of the Year 223-225 223-225
Accounts for the Year ended 31 October 1968 228-229 228-229
Index 230-231 230-231