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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Title Pages
Michael Dolley and Jaques Yvon A Group of Tenth-Century Coins Found at Mont-Saint-Michel 1-16 1-16
C. E. Blunt The Crowned Bust Coinage of Edmund 939-946 17-21 17-21
F. Dumas and J. D. Brand The British Coins in the Gisors (1970) Hoard 22-43 22-43
M. M. Archibald The Skegby, Notts., 1967 Hoard 44-56 44-56
I. Stewart The Dipple and Balgony Finds of Fourteenth-Century Scottish Coins 57-61 57-61
J. E. L. Murray The Early Unicorns and the Heavy Groats of James III and James IV 62-96 62-96
C. P. Challis The Tudor Coinage for Ireland 97-119 97-119
M. M. Archibald The Willesborough, Ashford (Kent) Hoard 120-123 120-123
P. H. Robinson The Eighteenth-Century Coin Hoard from Pillaton Hall, Staffs. 124-135 124-135
R. H. Thompson The Dies of Thomas Spence (1750-1814): Additions and Corrections 136-138 136-138
H. E. Pagan Mr. Emery's Mint 139-170 139-170
Miscellanea 171-175 171-175
Reviews 176-185 176-185
Proceedings and Exhibitions 186-192 186-192
Presidential Address and Review of the Year 193-204 193-204
List of New Members 205-206 205-206
Index 207-208 207-208
Series Summary Index (1962-1971) 209-239 209-239