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Charles N. Ricard

Biography

Born as Napoleon Charles Ricard. Grandson of John Lighthouse. Uncle of Charles J. Ricard and great-uncle of Marc Ricard.

Served in the U. S. Navy.

He collected Canadian coins and had the finest known 1921 Canadian half dollar. He also claimed the most complete set of Canadian tokens.

Past president of the Cleveland Coin Club. One of the founders of the Token and Medal Society. He received the ANA Lifetime Achievement Award in 1996 and Farran Zerbe Memorial Award in 2003.

He died while visiting in Cleveland, Ohio.

Obit CW 7/12/1978 DOB:SSDI

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies

 

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