The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a telephonic public meeting November 17, 2020. 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.
- Review and discussion of obverse and reverse candidate designs for the Congressional Gold Medals honoring Katherine Johnson and Dr. Christine Darden in accordance with the Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act
Who: Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC)
- Tuesday, November 17, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (EDT)
The meeting discussing the Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal designs 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 dial in to listen to the meeting at (888) 330-1716, access code 1137147.
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:
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 United States Mint’s numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.