Terms of Sale

By purchasing any items from our site, you automatically consent to these Terms of Sale, to the Payment and Shipping Terms, to the Return Policy, and to the Privacy Policy. We offer a seven-day, no-hassle refund on any purchases. Thank you for your business.

We are a Registered Business in Virginia. All non-bullion orders to Virginia addresses must add 5.3% Virginia sales tax. This is done automatically at Checkout. Send us within 10 days of purchase your valid Virginia Resale Certificate for a refund of your sales tax on any non-bullion items purchased for resale. We reserve the right to cancel any order for any reason. We reserve the right to modify these Terms of Sale as needed, with no prior notice.

The Commonwealth of Virginia recently passed a sales tax exemption to Virginia residents for "bullion purchases" in aggregate totaling over $1,000, effective July 1, 2015. This defines such purchases as: refined to least 90% gold, silver, or platinum; varying with the price of the underlying metal and not on rarity, condition, age, or other external factor; and selling for a price that does not exceed 120% of the underlying value of the precious metal. Since all of our gold, silver, and platinum coins have absolute and conditional rarity and numismatic premiums exceeding 120% of their precious metal content, the exemption does not apply to our inventory. We look forward to the day when the Commonwealth passes a blanket sales-tax exemption for all rare coins and paper currency, which would greatly benefit both Virginia businesses and the Commonwealth of Virginia as well.

Payment & Shipping

Payment Methods
We accept orders only from addresses within the United States. This is due to increased postage and insurance costs, possibility of loss, and complex customs requirements for shipping coins outside the United States. We apologize to our international visitors in advance. All amounts are in U.S. dollars (USD).

—Paypal. We accept PayPal on invoices up to USD$10,000. Balances over $10,000 must be paid via personal/certified/cashier's check or U.S. Postal Service Money Order. Send PayPal payments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Buyers via PayPal must have Confirmed Address in PayPal. Sometimes we have coins consigned to us for sale, and due to the low commissions we charge for such items, we reserve the right not to accept PayPal on such items at our discretion.

—Personal/Certified Checks, Cashier's Checks, U.S. Postal Service Money Orders. Personal/certified checks, cashier's checks, or U.S. Postal Service money orders are accepted for U.S. orders only. We will hold them for 10 business days to clear normal banking channels before your purchases are shipped.

Payment Address
Send checks or money orders payable to VDB Coins to the address below. Please be sure to include a copy of your Purchase Order with your payment:

VDB Coins
PO Box 17111
Bristol VA 24209-7111

Shipping (United States Only). We will ship all packages insured via U.S. Postal Service unless special arrangements are made in advance, at the following rates. Any order processed on our site means you agree to these Terms and Conditions.

Invoice Total Up to $50. Shipping charge $5, USPS First Class Mail, Insured with Delivery Confirmation.

Invoice Total From $50-$700. Shipping charge $7, USPS First Class Mail with Signature Confirmation.

Invoice Total $700-$2,999. Shipping charge $10, USPS Priority Mail, Registered with Signature Confirmation.

Invoice Total Over $3,000. Shipping charge $15, USPS Priority Mail, Registered with Signature Confirmation.

We reserve the right to cancel any order for any reason.

Return Policy

Simple! We offer a seven-day, no-hassle return policy for any nonbullion item purchased, no questions asked. Items must be returned to us in their original condition and packaging. Return postage and insurance are the purchaser's responsibility. Because of volatility of precious metals markets, we do not offer refunds on bullion items ("raw" silver, gold, and platinum American Eagles; bullion gold coins; silver or gold bars, rounds, etc.).

We love coins and know you do, too, and we want you to be happy with every purchase from VDB Coins. We aim for personal service, numismatic expertise, excellent quality, and 100% customer satisfaction. Thank you for your patronage and your interest in our business.

 

Privacy Policy

At VDB Coins we like to keep things simple. We will never knowingly share any of your personal information with anyone outside the company, except as may be required by law. Simple.

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