Clyde died Oct. 26, 2020, at the age of 104 in Cuernavaca, Mexico, where he had lived for almost 50 years. He was born Feb. 16, 1916, in Philadelphia, N.Y.

At Princeton he was a member of Elm Club. During World War II he served in the Army Air Corps as a bombardier and instructor before joined the Elizabeth Arden cosmetic firm, which assigned him to Cuba and then Mexico in 1947.

Clyde chose to stay in Mexico to pursue a long-term interest in native coinage, founding the Numismatists Society of Mexico in 1952 and becoming a noted authority on Mexican and Latin America numismatics. He was inducted into the American Numismatic Association’s Hall of Fame in 1994. 

Clyde is survived by two children, Felice and Jason. The Class of  ’38 wishes to extend its condolences to all of Clyde’s family.

Undergraduate Class of 1938