The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a two-day teleconference public meeting on October 24-25. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct business related to the CCAC’s responsibility to advise the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to United States coinage.
Agenda (subject to change):
- Swearing-in of new CCAC member Dr. Christopher Capozzola (Oct. 24)
- Review and discussion of candidate designs for the Benjamin Ferencz Congressional Gold Medal (Oct. 24)
- Review and discussion of candidate designs for the five 2025 American Women Quarters (Oct. 24)
- Review and discussion of candidate designs for the 2025 American Liberty Gold Coin and Silver Medal (Oct. 25)
- Review and approval of FY 2023 CCAC Annual Report (Oct. 25)
- Discussion of recommendations for FY 2024 CCAC Annual Report and Report of the Future Numismatic Themes Working Group (Oct. 25)
- Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC)
- Tuesday, October 24, 2023, 10:00 am to 4:30 pm (ET)
- Wednesday, October 25, 2023, 9:00 am to 1:30 pm (ET)
The meeting discussing candidate designs for the 2025 American Women quarters, American Liberty coin and medal, and Congressional Gold Medal mentioned in the agenda above is open to interested members of the public and news media.
Interested persons should call the CCAC HOTLINE at (202) 354-7502 for the latest updates on the meeting.
Interested members of the public may either attend the meeting in person or dial in to listen to the meeting. If you will be attending in person, please contact Jennifer Warren ([email protected]) no later than October 16, 2023. To listen to the meetings please use the following numbers [Please note individual Access Code for each meeting day]:
- October 24, 2023: 332–249–0718 and Access Code: 738991705#
- October 25, 2023: 332–249–0718 and Access Code: 823964828#
Note: Dial-in access is listen only and phones must be kept on mute to not disturb discussion.
If you need to request accommodation to listen to the CCAC meeting, please contact the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity by October 16, 2023. You can submit an email request to [email protected] or call (202) 354-7260 or 1-888-646-8369 (TTY).
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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
About the U.S. Mint
The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce.
The U.S. Mint also produces numismatic products, including Proof, Uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The Mint’s numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.