By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….
The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) has released candidate designs for the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Code Talker Congressional Gold Medal.
The designs will be reviewed and discussed at the CCAC’s upcoming public meeting, which takes place on Wednesday, October 7, from 10:30am until 4:15pm Eastern Standard Time (EST), and Thursday, October 8, from 9am until 12:30am EST.
Wednesday’s meeting will cover the Mohawk and Pueblo of Laguna Code Talker Congressional Gold Medal designs, as well as the 2017 and 2018 Native American $1 coin designs. Concepts and themes for the 2017 Boys Town Centennial commemorative coin and 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters programs will also be discussed.
Thursday’s meeting will cover designs for the 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters and 2017 Lions Clubs International Century of Service commemorative coin programs.
Other general business items, including a presentation to former chairman and retiring committee member Gary Marks, will be addressed on both days.
Interested parties are encouraged to call the teleconference line and listen to the meeting live. The phone number is (866) 564-9287, access code 62956028. Please mute your phone if you call, as the meeting is “listen only”.
Mohawk Code Talker Congressional Gold Medal Design Candidates
All images courtesy of the United States Mint.
About the CCAC
In accordance with 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC:
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.
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.
- Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended.
The CCAC was established in 2003 by Congress under Public Law 108-15.
-courtesy of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee