Testimonials

Meet America's Gold Expert®, Mike Fuljenz

Known as America's Gold Expert®, First Fidelity Reserve® Numismatic Consultant, Michael Fuljenz has won more than 50 prestigious national and regional awards for his consumer education and protection work in rare coins and precious metals.

His books, media appearances and newsletters about gold and rare coins have won Best of the Year awards from the Numismatic Literary Guild and the Press Club of Southeast Texas, and he received the NLG's coveted top honor in 2013, "The Clemy Award." Mike Fuljenz is a frequent expert guest on local and national business and personal finance programs, such as Fox Business Network and CNBC, and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger's, Los Angeles Times and other broadcast, print and online news media.

A respected community leader in his hometown of Beaumont, Texas, Fuljenz is a Past President of the Diocese of Beaumont Catholic School Board and received the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Award. He has served with distinction as a consultant to the Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Postal Service, General Services Administration, United States Mint and Royal Canadian Mint, and is on the Boards of Directors of Crime Stoppers of Beaumont, the influential Industry Council For Tangible Assets and the Numismatic Literary Guild.

To view his complete career resume, click here.

What Other Experts Are Saying...

"The fact that since 1986 Mike Fuljenz has won so many major awards in so many diverse categories, including the top NLG award 'The Clemy,' underscores how important his peers in the rare coin and precious metals markets view Mike's excellent analysis and reporting."
Ed Reiter
Executive Director, Numismatic Literary Guild
New York Times Former Columnist

"The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation salutes Mike Fuljenz and First Fidelity Reserve for all they do to support our men and women in uniform who defend our freedoms."
Nicholas Kehoe
Former President, Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation / Lieutenant General USAF (Ret)

"Count me among Mike Fuljenz’s numerous admirers. His strong leadership, input and support of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) were instrumental in formulating ANA’s coin grading and authentication policies, which is a testament to his commitment to the industry. He is a leader in the coin industry." 
Robert Leuver
Former Director, Bureau of Engraving & Printing 
Former Executive Director, American Numismatic Association

"Mike Fuljenz has been a member in good standing of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) since 1980. Mike has taught seminars for ANA on advanced coin grading, detection of counterfeit coins, and our "super course" on gold, silver and commemorative coins…He is simply a terrific teacher."
James Taylor
Former Director, Educational Services, American Numismatic Association

"The first of the year brought new changes in state and local laws dealing with precious metal buyers. The Texas Legislative committee heard from nationally-known coin dealer Mike Fuljenz whose expertise was invaluable during the drafting of the new legislation."
Doug Davis
President, Numismatic Crime Information Center

“The success of the Eddie Eagle GunSafe® Program can be attributed to people like Mike Fuljenz. We thank him for his continued support in spreading Eddie’s life-saving message to more than 25 million children.”
Eric Lipp
National Manager, Community Outreach Department, National Rifle Association (NRA)