BNJThe British Numismatic Journal (BNJ) is the Society's principal publication, and is the foremost jounrnal for the 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 or regarding delivery problems should be directed to Spink in the first instance.


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 an 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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Contents ii-iv ii-iv
Horace H. King The Steyning mint 1-7 1-7
T. M. Turner Pennies of the Colchester mint 8-21 8-21
C. E. Blunt The heavy gold coinage of Henry IV 22-27 22-27
Raymond Carlyon-Britton On some early silver coins of Henry VII 28-35 28-35
C. A. Whitton Some aspects of the English currency in the later Middle Ages 36-46 36-46
Miscellanea: a find of coins of Eadred, Eadwig, and Edgar at Chester 47-55 47-55
Philip G. Laver Obituaries 56-57 56-57
Review 58- 58-
Proceedings of the Society 1941 59-67 59-67
William C. Wells The Stamford and Peterborough mints Part III (continued from Vol. XXIII) 69-109 69-109
C. A. Whitton A note on the post-treaty noblesof Edward III 110-112 110-112
An exhibition of coins of Henry VIII 113-117 113-117
The heavy coinage of Henry VI (aggenda and corrigenda to B.N.J. Vol. XXIII) 118-119 118-119
F. O. Arnold Half-sovereigns and double crowns 120-126 120-126
Obituary 127-128 127-128
Proceedings of the Society 1942 129-143 129-143
William C. Wells The Stamford and Peterborough mints (continued) Cnut, A.D. 1016-35 145-174 145-174
C. A. Whitton Die links between Edward IV, Edward V, and Richard III 175-178 175-178
E. J. Winstanley The angels and groats of Richard III 179-189 179-189
The “Edward Royall” of Edward VI 190- 190-
D. F. Allen The coinage of Cromwell and its imitations 190-194 190-194
P. L. Gentilhomme The circulation of sceats in Merovingian Gaul 195-210 195-210
Obituary 211- 211-
Proceedings of the Society 1943-4 212-225 212-225
Index to Volume XXIV 226-228 226-228