British Numismatic Society : Publications
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The British Numismatic Society

Promoting the study of coins, medals, tokens and banknotes



Special Publications

The Society established a Special Publication series in 1991 to publish monographs on numismatic topics. Eleven volumes have been published to date and may be bought (with a 25% discount for Members) from Spink.

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BNS Publications

BNS Publications

Currently Available

The English Coinage 1180-1247 by John D Brand (1994)
(Price £18.00, plus p&p).

The Soho Mint Cover
The Soho Mint and the Industrialisation of Money
by Richard Doty (1998)
(Price £45.00, plus p&p).

Tokens of the Industrial Revolution Cover
Tokens of the Industrial Revolution. Foreign Silver Coins Countermarked for use in Great Britain, c.1787-1828 by H. E. Manville (2001)
(Price £40.00, plus p&p).

The Durham Mint Cover
The Durham Mint by Martin Allen (2003)
(Price £45.00, plus p&p).
Winner of the North Book Prize 2006

The Bury Mint Cover
The Abbey and Mint of Bury St Edmunds by R J Eaglen (2006)
(Price £55.00, plus p&p).
Winner of the North Book Prize 2008

Coinage of Offa Cover
The Coinage of Offa and His Contemporaries by Derek Chick, edited by Mark Blackburn & Rory Naismith (2010)
(Price £40.00, plus p&p).

Viking Coinage and Currency cover
Viking Coinage and Currency in the British Isles by Mark Blackburn (2011)
(Price £29.00, plus p&p).

Coinage of Southern England Cover
The Coinage of Southern England 796-865 by Rory Naismith, 2 vols (2011)
(Price for both volumes £90.00, plus p&p).

Coinage of Southern England Cover
The Brussels Hoard of 1908: the Long Cross Coinage of Henry III by Ron Churchill & Bob Thomas (2012)
(£50.00, plus p&p).

Hard at Work - The Diary of Leonard Wyon 1853-1867 by Philip Attwood (2014)
(£45, plus p&p).

The Abbey and Mint of Bury St Edmonds from 1279 by Robin Eaglen (2014)
(£33.75, plus p&p). You can read a review of this volume in the SIAH proceedings, or by clicking here.
There was an error while printing this volume, meaning the plates are incorrectly sized. You can click here to download the corrected plates.

Coin Hoards in Iron Age Britain by Philip de Jersey (2015)
(£48.75, plus p&p).

Planned Volumes

  • Early 19th Century Coinage Reforms by Kevin Clancy