Media Advisory

September 16, 2005
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Meeting September 27, 2005

What: The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, September 27, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. at the United States Mint in Washington, D.C.

The purpose of the meeting is to conduct business associated with the CCAC’s responsibility to advise the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to United States coinage.

Topics (subject to change):

  • To consider designs for the Dr. Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King Congressional Gold Medal.
  • To review the draft of the CCAC 2005 Annual Report.

Who: Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC)

Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135 (b)(8)(C), the CCAC was established to:

  • Advise 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 produced by the Secretary in accordance with section 5111 of title 31, United States Code;
  • 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: Public Meeting — Tuesday, September 27, 2005, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Where: United States Mint Headquarters 801 9th Street N.W. Second floor, Conference Room A Washington, D.C. 20220

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


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