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
S. Scheers Coinage and Currency of the Belgic Tribes during the Gallic War 1-6 1-6
C. E. Blunt The Sevington Hoard 1834 7-13 7-13
H. E. Pagan The Unpublished Fragment of a Coin of Ceowulf II 14-20 14-20
C. E. Blunt The Origins of the Mints of Herford and Maldon 21-26 21-26
R. Seaman A Further Find of Coins from Dunwich 27-33 27-33
Mavis Mate Monetary Policies in England, 1272-1307 34-79 34-79
P. Grierson Notes on Early Tudor Coinage 80-94 80-94
D. Stevenson The Covenanters and the Scottish Mint, 1639-1641 95-104 95-104
J. K. R. Murray and B. H. I. H. Stewart The Scottish Copper Coinages, 1642-1697 105-135 105-135
R. B. K. Stevenson and J. Porteous The Scottish Seventeenth-Century Coin Hoards 136-146 136-146
P. H. Robinson The Dunchurch and Stafford Finds of Eighteenth-Century Halfpence and Counterfeits 147-158 147-158
R. H. Thompson John Boxer and the Ninteenth-Century Silver Tokens of Kent 159-167 159-167
A. J. Dowling Calculating Britain's Requirement for Decimal Coins 168-178 168-178
Miscellanea 179-184 179-184
Reviews 185-198 185-198
Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society, 1972 199-207 199-207
Presidential Address 208-217 208-217
Accounts for the Year Ended 31 October 1971 218-219 218-219
Obituary: C. Allen 220-220 220-220
List of Members 221-232 221-232
Index 233-234 233-234