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The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) wrapped up the first of two planned meetings today (March 10, 2014) and is scheduled to reconvene tomorrow (Tuesday, March 11) at 9:30 a.m. at the United States Mint headquarters, 801 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C.

SAC CCAC Meets to Discuss 2015 and 2016 U.S. Coin DesignsThe purpose of the meeting is to discuss proposed designs for circulating and commemorative coins and a Congressional gold medal honoring the First Special Service Force. The CCAC’s role in shepherding the design aesthetics of our national coinage and medallic art is authorized by Congress, however, ultimately,   the Secretary of the Treasury has the final say in choosing designs.

The following is the two-day agenda, as provided by the United States Mint:

Monday, March 10

  • Review and discussion of candidate designs for the 2015 Native American $1 Coin Program
  • Review and discussion of candidate designs for the 2016 Native American $1 Coin Program
  • Review and discussion of candidate designs for the 2015 and 2016 Presidential $1 Coin Program

 

Tuesday, March 11

  • Review and discussion of candidate designs for the 2015 United States Marshals Service 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program
  • Review and discussion of candidate designs for the First Special Service Force Congressional Gold Medal

About the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC)

 

Pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC was established to:

  • Advise the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, commemorative coins, Congressional gold medals, and national and other medals produced by the Secretary;
  • Advise the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places that the Committee recommends to be commemorated; and
  • Advise the Secretary of the Treasury with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended.

 

CCAC meetings are open to the public and the media.

 

 
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