Mr. Affleck was SPMC member #150 and Honorary Life Member #6. He served the society kas governor from 1962-1964 and assistant editor 1962-1963. He was the recipient of the Nathan Gold Memorial award in 1969. In conjunction with Ben M. Douglas he was author of Confederate Bonds and Certificates in 1960. He wrote The Obsolete Paper Money of Virginia in 2 volumes 1968 and 1969. He received Numismatic News Numismatic Ambassador Award in 1974. He called himself a “Confederate millionaire.” His paper money collection was sold by NASCA in a series of four sales 1977 to 1983.