The Citizen’s Coinage Advisory Committee has announced that they will hold a meeting on Tuesday, March 15 to discuss designs for several expected 2017 releases. Of particular note is the inclusion of design candidates for a new American Liberty High Relief gold coin and silver medal, which is the first we’ve heard of concrete plans to follow up the 2015 Liberty HR. Coin Update will report on the results of the meeting next week.
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Meets March 15
The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting at 9:30 a.m. (ET) on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at United States Mint Headquarters, in Conference Room A, on the 2nd floor, 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 discuss candidate designs for the 2017 Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Program;
- Review and discuss candidate designs for the American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin (20th Anniversary);
- Review and discuss candidate designs for the 2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin and Silver Medal;
- Discuss themes for a proposed series of bronze national medals to accompany the 2017 World War I Commemorative Coin Program.
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC)
Pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC was established to:
- Advise the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, commemorative coins, Congressional gold medals, and national and other medals produced by the Secretary;
- Advise the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places that the Committee recommends to be commemorated; and
- Advise the Secretary of the Treasury with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (ET).
United States Mint Headquarters
801 9th St. NW
Conference Room A, 2nd floor
Washington, D.C. 20220
The meeting is open to interested members of the public and news media.