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Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee To Meet by Teleconference May 30

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting at 1:00 p.m. (ET) on Thursday, May 30, 2013, at United States Mint Headquarters, 801 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20220.  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.

This meeting will occur via teleconference.  Interested members of the public and media may attend the meeting at the United States Mint , 801 9th St. N.W., Washington, DC, 8th Floor Board Room.

Agenda (subject to change):

  • Review and consideration of themes for the proposed Congressional Gold Medal to Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley, to commemorate the lives they lost 50 years ago in the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church.

Who:  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.

When:     Thursday, May 30, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (ET).

Where:   United States Mint Headquarters
                801 9th St. NW
                8th Floor Board Room, via teleconference
                Washington, D.C.  20220

                The CCAC meeting is open to the public.   News media are welcome.

Press inquiries:  Michael White (202) 354-7222
Customer Service information:  (800) USA MINT (872-6468)