All items are unconditionally guaranteed to be genuine. Coins purchased by internet/mail may be returned  for any reason at the buyer's expense up to 10 days after receipt. Any coins that have been cleaned, damaged, or altered by the purchaser are not returnable. Coins purchased at the request of  a client at auction on a commission basis are non-returnable unless shown not to be genuine.    Books and coin cases/trays are non-returnable except for damage. All sales are for cash payable in U.S. dollars. Bank wire information is available for payment upon request.

All check and credit card orders from persons unknown to the firm must clear appropriate banks before the coins will be shipped.   

Visa, Master Card and American Express Accepted: Please provide number, full name as it appears on the card, expiration date, security code, and card billing address. Merchandise can only be sent to the verifiable billing address. Payment by American Express requires 24-72 hours delayed shipping due to American Express's review process.

Sales tax will be applied for orders from the following states:

Shipping Fees

All of our coin and Abafil shipments will be sent by Fedex or UPS at reduced rates within the Continental USA.

We are also happy to store any purchases with full insurance coverage in our secure vault for a future delivery of your choosing.

For coin orders: 

Shipping charges on Invoices over $10,000 will be covered by Edward J. Waddell, Ltd. Packages of mulitple coins that exceed usual weight standards will be charged appropriate additional charges.

For Minnesota residents: please note that we are a licensed MN dealer (License Number: 40787667) and can send coins to your address with no restrictions. 

International orders: All international orders are shipped via FedEx for $140. International purchasers are responsible for all local duties, tax, customs and other fees. For shipments to some countries, we cannot provide insurance coverage or have additional limitations; we will advise if this is the case with your order. Some coins that fall under US import controls may not be exportable. We will inform you if this is the case.

For Abafil orders: UPS Ground within the Continental USA (Please provide street address with order):

Orders outside the USA or Alaska/Hawaii are shipped via Insured Airmail or UPS Air at appropriate fees. 


Abafil cases or trays are non-returnable except for damage in shipment or defects when received.

If you have any questions regarding shipping costs, please do not hesitate to contact us at 301-473-8600


Privacy Policy and Compliance with European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Effective May 25, 2018

Personal Data Collection and Retention

When you contact us to initiate business or place an order on our website, we of necessity will collect your name, address, phone and/or fax number, and email address. We will also collect any additionally provided business addresses, emails, or contact numbers. This information is retained by us to facilitate business on our local computers, local backup systems, and paper records. We will delete this information upon your request. However, in cases where an invoice or purchase had been completed, the information will be retained as long as required by US law for tax purposes or for any other legal reasons.

Credit Card Data and Retention:

When you place an order with us via our website or otherwise provide us credit card information for a purchase, we only retain the credit card information as long as necessary for processing the purchase. Upon completion of processing, the credit card data is deleted from our paper records as well as our computers and server. Credit card data is not backed up by us or our server hosting company. The credit card information is processed by Bank of America and/or their affiliated companies, so they would of necessity have copies of the information.


We use session only cookies when you place orders or browse our web site. These cookies expire once you close out your session. We do not track your movements on the web with cookies.

Security of Data:

When you enter personal or credit card data onto our website, that data is encrypted and protected by Secure Socket Layer technology (SSL)
Names, addresses, and contact information are stored on our local computers, local backups, and in paper files at our office in Frederick, MD.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Data:

The data that we collect is used only for our internal purposes of processing your orders and for being in touch with you. We protect this information to the best of our ability and do not provide it to outside parties except in the following circumstances:

A duly authorized request by a legitimate government or law enforcement authority.
Banks and their affiliates for processing of payments
Transportation companies such as USPS, UPS, Fedex, Malca-Amit, and others for purposes of delivering or receiving merchandise.
Accountants, auditors, insurance companies, and attorneys with whom we are clients for use in their professional services for us.
Credit information upon proper request to numismatic professional colleagues to facilitate business with you.

Access to Data With proper identification, you may update your data at any time with us or request us to delete your data to the extent legally possible.

Bulk emails: We only send bulk emails with updates and business announcements to those clients who have requested to be placed on our email list. All bulk emails have a unsubscribe button at the bottom of the email which will immediately remove you from or automatic email list.

Data Removal:

Upon request, we will delete all data permitted by US laws and not involved in any legal proceedings. You may contact us by email, phone, or mail to our address.

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