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Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting at 9:00 a.m. (ET) on Wednesday October 18, 2017, at United States Mint Headquarters, in the Second Floor Conference Room, at 801 9th St. NW, in Washington, D.C. 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):

  • Review and discussion of candidate designs for the 2019 Apollo 11 Commemorative Coin Program
  • Review and discussion of revised versions of the 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters Program, and
  • Concepts and themes for the 2020 and 2021 America the Beautiful Quarters Program

Who: Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC)

When: Wednesday, October 18, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (ET).

Where:

United States Mint Headquarters
801 9th St. NW
Second Floor Conference Room
Washington, D.C. 20220

The meeting 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 update on meeting time and room location.

Interested members of the public may dial in to listen to the meeting at (866) 564-9287, access code 62956028.

Note: Dial-in access is listen only and phones must be kept on mute to not disturb discussion.

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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.

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

usmintThe 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 United States Mint’s numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers. The Mint is celebrating its 225th anniversary in 2017 (#USMint225).

United States Mint
United States Minthttps://www.usmint.gov/
Since Congress created the United States Mint on April 2, 1792, the primary mission of the Mint is to produce an adequate volume of circulating coinage for the nation. As a self-funded agency, the United States Mint turns revenues beyond its operating expenses over to the General Fund of the Treasury. Other responsibilities include: Maintaining physical custody and protection of the Nation's $100 billion of U.S. gold and silver assets; Manufacturing and selling platinum, gold, and silver bullion coins; and Overseeing production facilities in Denver, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and West Point, as well as the U.S. Bullion Depository at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

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