Pages related to: Commemorative

Citizens Commemorative Coin Advisory Committee 1999 Annual Report

November 10, 2016 - It is our privilege to present the sixth annual report of the Citizens Commemorative Coin Advisory Committee (CCCAC). Public Law 102-390 which established the CCCAC mandates that the CCCAC shall: “(A) designate annually the events, persons, or places that the...

Citizens Commemorative Coin Advisory Committee 2000 Annual Report

November 10, 2016 - To Members of Congress: On behalf of all the members of the Citizens Commemorative Coin Advisory Committee, I am pleased to submit our Annual Report for your review. I sincerely hope you find this report useful and gain a better understanding...

Commemorative Coins from 1892-1954

April 10, 2017 - The 1892 Columbian Exposition half dollar was the first commemorative coin authorized by Congress. From 1892 through 1954, subsequent legislation authorized the U.S. Mint to produce commemorative coins for 53 different events, occasions, or individuals. This resulted in the Mint...

Commemorative Coin Programs

October 11, 2018 - Congress authorizes commemorative coins that celebrate and honor American people, places, events, and institutions. Although these coins are legal tender, they are not minted for general circulation. Each commemorative coin is produced by the United States Mint in limited quantity...

Ronald D. Sanders

October 9, 2018 - AIP Artist “Working with the U.S. Mint has allowed me to combine my interests in history, drawing, and design in a variety of ways, offering exciting challenges with every project.” Ronald D. Sanders is an honors graduate of the Columbus...

Richard Masters

October 9, 2018 - AIP Artist “Simply put, there are no words to describe the feeling you get when holding a coin you have designed.” Richard Masters is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh where he previously served as Professor of...

Thomas Hipschen

October 9, 2018 - AIP Artist “Watching the Mint engravers add another dimension to my designs is exciting. When it all works out the end product is something to be very proud of.” Thomas Hipschen, an Iowa native, moved to Washington, D.C. in 1968...

Paul C. Balan

October 9, 2018 - AIP Artist “This opportunity has afforded me the privilege of learning the history of the country I now call home and doing what I love in creating designs for the U.S. Mint.” Paul C. Balan—a native of Paete, Laguna, Philippines—studied...

Michael Gaudioso

December 6, 2018 - Sculptor-Engraver Michael Gaudioso is a graduate of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He earned his Master of Fine Arts from the New York Academy Graduate School of Figurative Art in New York City. From 1995 to 1999, he...

Phebe Hemphill

February 20, 2019 - Sculptor-Engraver Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts graduate Phebe Hemphill studied for three years with sculptor EvAngelos Frudakis in Philadelphia. In 1987, she joined the sculpture department at the Franklin Mint and, for the next 15 years, worked on many...