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
H. E. Pagan The Bolton Percy Hoard of 1967 1-44 1-44
M. Dolley and C. N. Moore Some Reflections on the English Coinages of Sihtric Caoch, King of Dublin and of York 45-59 45-59
Marion M. Archibald The Coventry Hoard of Coins of Edward I to Edward III 60-66 60-66
R. D. Beresford-Jones The Salutes of of Henry VI 67-79 67-79
W. A. Seaby and G. Brady The Extant Ormonde Pistoles and Double Pistoles of 1646 80-95 80-95
George Berry and Peter Morley A Revised Survey of the Seventeenth-Century Tokens of Buckinghamshire 96-125 96-125
E. G. H. Kempson Indictments for the Coining of Tokens in Seventeenth-century Wiltshire 126-131 126-131
J. L. Lant The Jubliee Coinage of 1887 132-141 132-141
Miscellanea 142-155 142-155
Reviews 156-168 156-168
Presidential Address 169-175 169-175
Accounts Ended for the Year 31 October 1972 176-177 176-177
Index 179-180 179-180