How To Order

To place an order for an item from our site follow these simple steps:

  • Browse through our galleries listed in the drop-down menu
  • Click on a thumbnail image of an item to bring up the full description
  • Click the “Purchase” link at the top of the page
  • You can then choose to “Continue browsing” or “Proceed to Checkout”
  • Fill in the order form with your details and submit to our secure server
  • Upon receipt of your order, we will contact you to advise of any additional delivery charges.

All orders are treated on a first come first served basis.

Alternatively, you can enquire about any item by telephone or post. See About Us for our contact information.

Your Order

All items are guaranteed at all times to be authentic and to be in accordance with the description provided. We abide by strict member code of conducts as regulated by the ADA, BNTA and LAPADA.

If the item has already been sold we will inform you of this and no charge will be made to your credit card

Items are sent on 7 days approval (14 days overseas).

Any item found to be unsatisfactory may be returned for a full refund, provided in the same condition as sent.

Payment Methods

Most Debit and Credit cards accepted such as Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Delta etc. We also accept personal cheques, Eurocheques etc. If you wish to pay by methods other than credit card, please enquire at point of order.

You can pay on-line with your credit/debit card using our secure server.

Secure Ordering

All orders submitted through this site are sent to a secure server using the SSL protocol (Secure Sockets Layer). This prevents your details from being intercepted by any malicious third party.

Ancient & Oriental treat all information submitted through this site in the strictest of confidence. We will not pass on your name, email address or details of any purchase to anybody else.

Ancient & Oriental are part of the Web Assured e-merchant verification program. All purchases from this site up to the value of $600 are covered by their on-line purchase protection plan.

Buying from outside the UK and EU

Current UK and EU legislation requires some archaeological and numismatic items to have export licenses. Where this is applicable we will carry out the procedure at no extra charge. It may take up to 14-21 days for the DCMS to return and approve the application.


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