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Public CCAC Meeting Scheduled for March 5


Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for March 5, 2015. A public forum will occur the following day on March 6, 2015.

Date: March 5, 2015.

Time: 9:30 a.m.-6:45 p.m.

Location: Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.,Room 151, Portland, OR 97232.

Subject: Review and consideration of candidate designs for the following programs:

  • The 2016 Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Program
  • The Monuments Men Recognition Act Congressional Gold Medal Program
  • The Code Talkers Recognition Congressional Gold Medal Program for the Rosebud Tribe
  • The Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin

In addition, the CCAC meeting will review and advise on design concepts for the following:

  • The 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Program Coins
  • The Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coin and Bronze Medal
  • The 2017 Lions Clubs International Century of Service Commemorative Coin Program

Public Forum: The CCAC will host a public forum on Friday, March 6, 2015, at 9 a.m. in Room 149 to receive input from collectors and other members of the public.

Interested persons should call the CCAC HOTLINE at (202) 354-7502 for the latest update on meeting time and room location.

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


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