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Chard Coins, incorporating R.& L. Coins were a member of the BNTA since its inception in 1973 through to 2008 inclusive.

All members of the BNTA must agree to the Association's Code of Ethics, which is as follows:

A breach of the following shall be considered as prejudicial to the reputation of the Association and cause for action by the Council.

  1. I agree to be bound by and support the Articles of the Association and any further such Articles and policies as may be agreed by the Association.
  2. I agree to conduct my business in such a way as to bring no discredit on the Association or its Members and to take suitable action through the Association against flagrant breach of such business conduct.
  3. I agree to maintain adequate records of purchases so that any enquiries from proper authorities can be satsified.
  4. I agree never knowingly to offer, exhibit or advertise counterfeits, copies, restrikes or reproductions without their being clearly described as such. In no way will I knowingly represent such items as being the genuine article.
  5. I agree to take all reasonable steps to correct an error made in a normal transaction. In the event of a dispute, I would agree to submit the facts to the Council of the Association for arbitration.
  6. I agree to conform to accepted standards of advertising within the meaning of the Trade Descriptions Act.
  7. I will not supply any goods on trade terms to anyone who does not order them in writing on suitably headed trade stationery or who does not produce a trade card when buying in person.
  8. I will place to the credit account of any customer money paid to me by the customer. I will refund all or any part of the money in respect of any which i am not able to supply if such repayment is demanded. if no such demand is made, I will hold the money to the credit of the customer for a reasonable time. in the event that the customer lives outside the currency area of my country, I will deduct from repayment no more than is expended on normal bank conversion charges.
  9. I agree to fulfil all contracts made by me either orally or in writing. I further agree to pay on delivery for any material accepted from a customer unless otherwise desired or on monthly account for such material supplied by a member of the Association.
  10. I agree to help Members of the Association and any others of serious intent in the furtherance of numismatic knowledge and research.

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BNTA British Numismatic Trade Association
Mrs Carol Carter, General Sectretary
PO Box 474A, Thames Ditton, Surrey, DT7 0WJ
Tel: 0181 398 4290 Fax: 0181 398 4291
e-mail:[email protected]

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