CCAC to Discuss Designs for 2019 Quarters and OSS Medal


CCACThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will meet Tuesday, Sept. 19, to appraise revised designs for the Office of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal (OSS) and review designs for the 2019-dated coins from the United States Mint’s program of America the Beautiful Quarters®.

The CCAC is tasked with advising the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to all United States coins and medals.

Introduced in 2010, the 56-quarter series honors national sites throughout the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the five U.S. territories.

Year 2019 marks the series 10th year and the 46th to 50th coins. The quarter-dollars will showcase designs emblematic of Lowell National Historical Park in Massachusetts, American Memorial Park in Northern Mariana Islands, War in the Pacific National Historical Park in Guam, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in Texas and Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho.

The Congressional Gold Medal will honor members of the OSS for their service and contributions during World War II. The OSS was America’s first effort to implement a system of strategic intelligence, preceding the CIA, the U.S. Special Operations Command and the State Department’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research

The CCAC meeting will also cover the approval of annual reports.

Meeting Time and Options

The meeting begins at 10:00 a.m. and is scheduled to last until 3:00 a.m. (ET). It is opened to interested members of the public, and will be held at:

United States Mint Headquarters
801 9th St. NW
Second Floor Conference Room
Washington, D.C. 20220

The meeting room can accommodate up to 50 members of the public with admittance on a first-come, first-serve basis. All persons entering the U.S. Mint’s headquarters must adhere to building security protocol, which includes consenting to the search of their persons and objects when they enter and leave.

Those who cannot attend may also dial in to listen by calling (866) 564-9287 and using Access Code: 62956028. No comments or questions will be taken during the meeting. Dial-in access is "listen only," and phones must be kept on mute to not disturb the discussion.

In addition, anyone interested in submitting ideas for the CCAC’s consideration may fax them to (202) 756-6525.

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