Born in New York City. He also wrote under the pseudonym Edward Young. Married Beatrice Levine December 10, 1932. They had a son and a daughter. Attended New York University and the College of the City of New York. Employed as an author 1932 to 1964.
He was a champion chess player and author of chess books. They appear to have included more than 100 titles. Reinfeld was the author of:
Coinometry with Robert V. Masters in 1952 republished as Coin Collecting in 1960.
Treasury of the World's Coins (1953) @ $3.95.
Coin Collector's Handbook (1954) @ $2.50 with later editions.
Cash for Your Coins (1956).
Catalog of the World's Most Popular Coins (1956) @ $5.95.
Story of Paper Money (1957) @ $3.95.
It was republished as A Simplified Guide to Collecting American Paper Money (1960).
How to Build a Coin Collection (1958).
Story of Civil War Money (1959) @ $2.95.
Coin Dictionary and Guide (1960).
A Treasury of American Coins (1961).
Pictorial Guide to Coin Conditions (1962) @ .75.
Manual for Coin Collectors and Investors (1963).
Picture Book of Ancient Coins (1963).
U. S. Commemorative Coins and Stamps (1964) w/ Burton Hobson @ $1.
Catalog of the World's Most Popular Coins (1967) @ $5.95.
bio: ConAut P1
obit:: NN 6/22/64; NYT 5/30/64; NUM 77 Sep 1964 p1214Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies