PNG Member #519
Member Since 1993
President, Universal Coin & Bullion
America’s Gold Expert®, Mike Fuljenz has won more than 60 prestigious national and regional awards for his consumer education and protection work in rare coins and precious metals. He is a frequent interview guest on radio and TV news and personal finance programs, and is a respected community leader in his hometown of Beaumont, Texas.
Mike has served with distinction as a consultant to the Federal Trade Commission, United States Mint, Royal Canadian Mint and the Texas Attorney General’s Office. He is on the Boards of Directors of the influential Industry Council For Tangible Assets, Numismatic Literary Guild and Crime Stoppers of Beaumont, Texas.
Awards & Accomplishments
In 2016, the Professional Numismatists Guild honored him with the prestigious Sol Kaplan Award. The award was given in recognition of Mike’s continuing efforts to combat numismatic-related crimes, including helping victims recover tens of thousands of dollars they unsuspectingly sent to unscrupulous dealers who either sold counterfeit gold coins or failed to pay for items they received for purchase.
The American Numismatic Association has honored Mike with its Glenn Smedley Award and Medal of Merit. Mike’s latest book about gold coins, “Type Three Double Eagles 1877 – 1907, 2nd Edition,” was named 2015 Book of the Year by the prominent Numismatic Literary Guild. Mike is a recipient of the NRA’s Ring of Freedom Award and a long-time supporter of the NRA’s Eddie Eagle GunSafe® program.
Why Universal Coin & Bullion?
Founded in 1994, Universal Coin & Bullion, Ltd. (UCB) is a national leader in gold, rare coins and numismatic education, and is the Official Bullion and Rare Coin Expert of NRA Publications. UCB has an A+ rating as an accredited business of the Better Business Bureau, and provides free consumer education and protection information and videos on its website to help investors make wise decisions about buying and selling precious metals and rare coins.
UCB makes investing in the security, privacy, tangibility and safety of gold, silver and platinum easy. Shop online or by phone, and receive a free copy of the award winning UCB Gold Guide to learn how to add gold to your Individual Retirement Account.