Joint Commission on Coinage to Review Coinage and Silver Situation

Press Release
February 29, 1968

The Joint Commission on the Coinage will meet Friday, March 1, at 10:00 a.m. in room 4121 of the main Treasury Building, Washington.

The purpose of the meeting will be to review the coinage and silver situation since the Commission’s last meeting on September 18, 1967. It is expected that discussions will include a review of coinage production, inventories of coins and silver, silver prices, silver sales, and the redemption and retirement of silver certificates.

The Joint Commission on the Coinage, created by the Coinage Act of 1965, consists of 24 members, including 12 from the Congress, four from the Executive Branch, and eight public members. Secretary of the Treasury Henry H. Fowler is Chairman.

Members of the Joint Commission on the Coinage

The Honorable David M. Kennedy
Secretary of the Treasury
Chairman

Executive

The Honorable Maurice H. Stans
Secretary of Commerce

The Honorable Robert Mayo
Director, Bureau of the Budget

The Honorable Mary Brooks
Director, Bureau of the Mint

Senate

The Honorable John Sparkman
Senate Banking and Currency Committee

The Honorable Wallace F. Bennett
Senate Banking and Currency Committee

The Honorable John O. Pastore
United States Senate

The Honorable Alan Bible
United States Senate

The Honorable George Murphy
United States Senate

The Honorable Peter H. Dominick
United States Senate

House of Representatives

The Honorable Wright Patman
House Banking & Currency Committee

The Honorable William B. Widnall
House Banking & Currency Committee

The Honorable Ed Edmondson
U. S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Robert N. Giaimo
U. S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Silvio O. Conte
U. S. House of Representatives

The Honorable James A. McClure
U. S. House of Representatives

Public

Mr. Julian B. Baird
St. Paul, Minnesota

Mr. Amon Carter, Jr.
Fort Worth, Texas

Mr. William C. Decker
New York, New York

Mr. Samuel M. Fleming
Nashville, Tennessee

Mr. Edward H. Foley
Washington, D. C.

Mr. Harry Francis Harrington
St. Louis, Missouri

Mr. Eugene S. Pulliam
Indianapolis, Indiana

Mr. Harry E. Rainbolt
Norman, Oklahoma

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