Alnwick British & Colonial Coins &
Terms and Conditions of Trading.
- Ordering: Simply e-mail us referring to the
catalogue number quoted in the description of the item you require. Please
note that we are often away for long periods looking for new material and on
occasion are unable to respond immediately to e-mails, however all orders
will be processed in the sequence in which they are received, first come,
- Payment: We trade in GB Pounds and can accept
payment in this currency through cheques and International Money Orders made
payable to "David Stuart", bank transfers (details on request),
PayPal using our email address for our
PayPal account and Western Union Money Transfer.
Cash in £UK is fine but at the sender's risk. Orders will be sent out
only after receipt of payment. We reserve the right to wait for clearance of
cheques for those customers not already known to us.
- Approval Period: We offer to accept back for a
full refund, any items which do not meet our customer's expectations, within
ten days of receipt of that item. All material remains the property of ABC
Coins & Tokens until payment has cleared, but is the responsibility of the
customer from the time of receipt
- Uninsured Postage Rates: Worldwide
£2.20, UK all orders in excess of £25.00 free otherwise orders
below this value will be charged at 75p.
- Insured Postage Rates: UK
- Recorded Delivery (Insured up to £60.00) = £2.20. Special Delivery
Insured up to £500.00 = £7.00, £1,000.00 = £8.50 and £2,500.00 = £10.00.
Worldwide- Insured up to £50.00 = £9.00, insured up to £500.00
= £12.00. Prices will increase with the weight of the package. Please note
that these are standard rates and may change subject to the reciprocal
insurance arrangements with some countries. If in doubt, please check with
- Book Postage: A separate price will be be quoted
for books and heavier items, please check with us and we will be pleased to
- Grading: Using the British system of F (Fine),
VF (Very Fine), EF (Extremely Fine), UNC (Uncirculated) etc., we have tried
to keep it as simple as possible by using + and - after the grade to
indicate "better than" or "less than" rather than "nice or good" and "nearly
or almost". It should be borne in mind, when considering hammered coins,
that the quality of strike and wear on dies varies greatly resulting in a
poorly struck coin, or a coin struck from worn dies, looking like a lower
grade having been in circulation a only short time.
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