Buying Guide

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When you are buying from OCNUMIS, either privately or at auction, there are some simple guidelines listed below that we like to follow. These guidelines are our obligations to you, an outline of what you should expect from us in every transaction, from your initial selection to payment and delivery.

Reserving Your Order

Once you find a coin of interest, call or email to confirm both price and availability for your purchase. Most purchases require either a trade or some payment terms, and we will always work to accommodate you with a price concession depending on your requirements. Upon request, an invoice for your purchase will be sent to your email address.

Easy Payment

All payments must be made in U.S. Dollars. Payment may be made by wire transfer, personal, business, or bank check. Unless you have open credit with us, purchases paid by personal or business check will be shipped upon clearance of your check by our bank, usually 5 to 7 business days after deposit. Purchases made by bank check or wire transfer will be shipped within one business day of receipt of your payment. Shipment on approval before payment is available to known clients.

Zero Interest Layaways

In order to make it easier to pay for that special coin, we offer Zero Interest Layaways for up to 90 days, with payments expected in equal monthly installments. Longer term financing is also available on a custom basis.

Aggressive Trade-In Values

From circulated Buffalo Nickels to modern Proof Sets, most collectors own at least a few stray coins that no longer fit into their collections. Whether circulated, mint state or proof, certified or uncertified, modern or classic, I need your extra coins. In fact, I’ll take them in trade at their full wholesale value, allowing you the highest prevailing bid in trade on your next purchase.

Insured Shipping

All orders are shipped at our expense and under our insurance, regardless of value. All coins are shipped by USPS Priority Express Mail. All shipments will require a signature release for delivery, and are fully insured up to the point of your signature release.

Unconditional Return Privilege

You have an unconditional 5-day return privilege for any coin purchased from this site, beginning the day that your purchase is delivered to you. If upon receipt you are not satisfied with the quality of the coins for any reason, please email or call to let us know which coins you will be returning. Then, ship the coins back to us by USPS Priority Express Mail using our insurance and following our emailed instructions. When your returns are delivered to us, we will then issue an immediate refund in the full amount of your purchase price for the coins returned.

Please note that this return privilege does not apply to bullion or generic gold coins, coins sold on layaway, brokered or negotiated sales, or sales at coin shows.