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CCAC Releases 2015 High Relief Gold and Silver Design Candidates


By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek News Staff ….


The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) has released candidate designs for the 2015 High Relief 24 Karat Gold Coin and Silver Medal and the Jack Nicklaus Congressional Gold Medal.

The designs will be reviewed and discussed at the CCAC’s upcoming public meeting, which takes place on Tuesday, January 27, from 9am until 4:15pm Eastern Standard Time (EST), and Wednesday, January 28, from 9am until 11:30am EST.

Tuesday’s meeting will cover the High Relief Gold and Silver and Jack Nicklaus designs, as well as the review and discussion of themes for the 65th Infantry “Borinqueneers” Congressional Gold Medal, the 2017 20th Anniversary American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coin Program and the 2018-2020 American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coin Program.

Wednesday’s meeting will cover the 2016 National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program and the 2016 series of 24K Gold Coin Anniversary products (Mercury dime, Walking Liberty half dollar and Standing Liberty quarter).

Members of the public are encouraged to attend. The meeting will be located at the United States Mint, 801 9th Street NW, Washington, D.C., rooms B and C. Times and location are subject to change; for the latest updates concerning meeting times and locations, please call the CCAC hotline at 1-202-354-7502.


High Relief Gold and Silver Design Candidates (OBVERSE)

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15703638264_ce8f2e8cfe_z  16138680160_ffdb03c697_z

16138499008_e1799e2b82_z  16138498898_83b72cb69c_z

16325195662_104ebfc1c3_z  16140173657_256155ca14_z

16138498568_1322674b80_z  16324270201_f9c044d9a2_z

16138679550_bc119bb281_z  16139852529_a3dd279514_z

16140173077_b4c6b3fa3e_z  16326064635_9377ee737c_z

16140172747_abde997655_z  16325194342_7c30ab52ab_z

16139845509_4c1a6c9495_z  16300114886_43003110f2_z

16139851249_f1f8eb1ba8_z  15703635984_a5cae190e4_z

16140171817_94cff2a39a_z  16324268151_e2156b9c66_z

16139850659_ddff49a82a_z  15703635374_e83754f8e6_z

15706151903_7455874738_z  16326062775_23643721ac_z

15703635054_e902771f8b_z  16326062525_208f10405a_z

16138490838_12b14cc46a_z  16324267211_747671a0a3_z

16140170607_763dbe807a_z  16139849579_2db1595506_z

15703634404_585ab903c0_z  16326061835_e2daec5354_z

16325191882_de4ce650bd_z  16325191812_dc67dfb5f9_z

16325191682_d28d3e68ef_z  16300112426_5353827694_z

16324265941_c3e654955b_z  15703633614_05ef4ac92e_z

16138494148_d226da6de1_z  15703633434_a6c7318366_z

16138675620_d94a414d4d_z  16325190962_5949d7965d_z

16300111816_4d98ea39c0_z  16324265261_7775f70c39_z

16139845319_b202f89572_z  16300111596_8141464f24_z

16138493418_83df8bf2ca_z  15703632634_6f103c4bd8_z


High Relief Gold and Silver Design Candidates (REVERSE)

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16138674640_468c4d6db7_z  16324264321_5e5df27191_z

16326059605_15aed480c6_z  15703631964_7542aed46c_z

16139846969_97bf8235f1_z  16139846789_92f68a11d5_z

16140167777_a72086fbe1_z  16138673860_89a9e797d0_z

16325189172_8e0013ffeb_z  16325189052_971db678e0_z

16300110046_24fda86ae8_z  16138491558_acdedc9a4a_z

16140167127_fef7244d9b_z  16300108666_ed12b1d2f9_z

15706157373_1802f79fe3_z  16138501448_61e11bff00_z

15703630644_2971ed56e1_z  16326068215_a78bb7fcd5_z

16139855249_201001223e_z  15703640284_6485121514_z

16140175657_893013affa_z  16325197382_b90871c94e_z

16324272221_6c35d5b772_z  16138681540_4d30b08638_z

16325197042_96f1ac69ea_z  16138681290_aaab3c4ae6_z

16300117756_0d8fd7658f_z  16140174797_1f6c993448_z

15703638854_8dd9d76559_z  16138680650_9a8c4bde75_z

About the CCAC

In accordance with 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC:

  1. Advises the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals.

  2. Advises the Secretary of the Treasury with regards to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made.

  3. Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended.


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  1. I swear I can see the influence of a Disney princess aesthetic at work in some of these designs, nestled right up against neoclassical and pre-raphaelite influences. That’s not an insult. I quite liked the Disney money exhibit at the FUN show this year.

    Use the word “ultramodern” if you want. “Postmodern” still says it better.


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