is accurate, complete and up to date. The user undertakes to inform the cgb.fr Live auction
service of any changes to that information in order that cgb.fr always has up
to date information. The user shall receive an email from cgb.fr confirming that an account has been created,
attesting that the user has accepted the terms and conditions of use and that the creation of the account has
A user wishing to participate in the Live auction
service operated by cgb.fr must,
at the time of each sale, provide or validate his or her postal details by means of the form for the creation of an
account provided by the Live auction
platform operated by cgb.fr.
The participation of users in Live auction
is subject to acceptance by the
company organising the sale, in accordance with its own criteria. Cgb.fr is responsible for accepting or refusing
the registration of users for sales. Failing that, the user cannot participate in the sale. Decisions relating to
the acceptance of users belong exclusively to the sales company.The Live auction
operated by cgb.fr cannot, in any way, be required to justify a refusal to accept a user, or the absence of
acceptance, or a belated acceptance by cgb.fr.
Obligations for companies organising Live auctions
Descriptions shall be written with accuracy and integrity. Conditions of items shall be judged scrupulously in
order to guarantee total accuracy in terms of conformance with actual conditions. References shall be selected
in order to give the best description of the coin, banknote, token, numismatic book, etc.
Cgb.fr is responsible for the information and images that it communicates about the items offered for sale via
the Live auction
It is the responsibility of the user to contact cgb.fr directly for information if the terms of sale appear to be
incomplete or unclear.
Cgb.fr shall be available to answer any questions relating to the general terms and conditions of sale.
Consequently, participants in Live auctions
may not claim any lack of clarity in
the regulations of cgb.fr.
After the closing of the sale, and as soon as possible thereafter, the user shall receive an invoice or statement
providing him or her with the possibility of paying for his or her purchases immediately. It should be noted that
close of sale is not the same as delivery of sale or completed transfer of ownership.
A sale shall only be considered to be final when the user has completed the payment transactions and after
cgb.fr has dispatched the lots purchased in the cgb.fr Live auction
Payment triggers dispatch or the making available of the items purchased. Items shall either be collected
and paid for at the numismatic counter in Paris (at 36 rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris), or dispatched upon receiving
payment, by registered mail, and covered by appropriate insurance by cgb.fr.
Export: In the case of coins that are dated prior to 1500 with a unitary value above 1,500 Euros, French law
relating to the protection of cultural property requires us always to apply to the Ministry of Culture for an export
certificate (and an export licence for countries outside the EU). The time period for obtaining these documents
is usually about four to six weeks. Certificates issued are valid indefinitely. Cgb.fr cannot be held liable for
delays in delivery that result from delays in the issuing of certificates or licences by the French Ministry of
Culture. Cgb.fr undertakes to do all that is possible, prior to publication of the catalogue, to make appropriate
applications to the French Ministry of Culture.
Charges for dispatch are 10 Euros for items sent abroad and to overseas French “départements” and territories,
and 5 Euros for items sent within mainland France.
Complaints: justified complaints shall be presented to us no later than fourteen days after the purchaser has
received the coins or banknotes. In order to observe the period of cancellation, it suffices for the user to send
a letter, fax or email relating to the right to cancel prior to the termination of the cancellation period.
We guarantee, without time limit, the authenticity of the coins, banknotes, tokens and numismatic books sold,
as well as their conformance with their description. In the event that this is not the case, a refund is guaranteed
up to the amount paid for the sale.
Obligations for users of the Live auction
service operated by cgb.fr
Only natural persons aged at least 18 and with full legal capacity, as well as legal entities, are entitled to create
a user’s account. Cgb.fr cannot be held responsible for inaccurate information provided by the user.