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Fuld, Melvin

Born in Baltimore, Maryland. Father of George. Attended Johns Hopkins University and Lehigh University. Married to Carol. Employed as a chemist. Resident of Baltimore. Director of research for Fuld Bros, Inc.

Fuld began to collect in 1940. He was the founder and first president of the Civil War Token Society. Founder of Maryland Numismatic Society and Middle Atlantic Numismatic Association. He received the ANA Medal of Merit in 1962. He served on the Assay Commission for 1965. Received Sandra Rae Mishler Cataloguing Award in 1972. Received the Krause Publications Numismatic Ambassador Award in 1975.

Wrote the token and medal page for Coin World after 1966. Author of Put Another Token In in 1970 reprinted from Numismatic Scrapbook Magazine.

Member of the Masons. He died in Baltimore.

obit: NUM 100 Nov 1987 page 2428 DOB:SSDI

 



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    Patriotic Civil War Tokens, Volume 2 1960

    Patriotic Civil War Tokens, Volume 2

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