The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will be hosting its first meeting of 2023 tomorrow, January 24, via teleconference. The conference is scheduled to take place from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern and is open to the public in a listen-only mode.
For those interested in attending the meeting, dial (888) 330-1716; Access Code: 1137147 at the time of the call. All callers must keep their phones muted for the duration of the meeting.
There are two items on the agenda for the teleconference on January 24:
- Swearing in of new member John Saunders.
- Review and discussion of candidate designs for the Harlem Hellfighters Congressional Gold Medal.
The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) was established in 2003 by Congress under Public Law 108-15 to advise the Secretary of the Treasury on the themes and designs of all U.S. coins and medals. The CCAC serves as an informed, experienced and impartial resource to the Secretary of the Treasury and represents the interests of American citizens and collectors.
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;
- Advise the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places that the Committee recommends to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made; and
- Advise the Secretary of the Treasury with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended.