Coin Designs

2018 American Innovation $1 Coin Design CandidatesOn Tuesday, July 31, the United States Mint unveiled possible designs for the 2018 American Innovation $1 Coin. The dollar will introduce a new 15-year series of designs that recognize innovation or innovators in each state, territory and the District of Columbia.

Members of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) discussed the proposed designs in a teleconference meeting on Tuesday. They decided not to recommend any of them over quality concerns. And that’s putting it mildly […]

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2020-2021 Quarter Designs ReviewedProposed designs were reviewed and several were recommended for the 2020 and 2021 America the Beautiful quarter dollars and companion five-ounce silver coins.

Sixty-three design candidates competed for the six quarters and associated coins to be released in the two years. The designs are emblematic of the national sites up for honors […]

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CCAC to Review Designs for American Innovation $1 CoinThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a teleconference meeting on Tuesday, July 31, to review and discuss candidate designs for a 2018 $1 coin that will kick off a new collector series authorized by the American Innovation $1 Coin Act.

The Act was signed into law (Public Law No: 115-197) on July 20, 2018. It authorizes a 14-year program of $1 coins to honor American innovation in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the five U.S. territories […]

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2019 American Legion Commemorative Coin Designs ReviewedU.S. Mint commemorative coins will be issued in 2019 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the American Legion. Sixty-three design candidates were created for the commemoratives as part of the process leading to their release.

The Legion (www.legion.org) was charted by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic organization for veterans. It quickly grew into one of the largest veteran’s service organization in the United States […]

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2020-2021 Quarter and 5 Oz Coin Design CandidatesThe United States Mint released design candidates for the 2020 and 2021 America the Beautiful quarter dollars and companion five-ounce silver coins honoring national sites in American Samoa, Connecticut, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vermont, Kansas, and Alabama.

Introduced in 2010, the 56-quarter series celebrates national parks and sites throughout the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the 5 U.S. territories […]

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CCAC to Review Designs for 2020-2021 QuartersThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will meet Tuesday, June 12, to review and discuss candidate designs for the 2020- and 2021-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 […]

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New U.S. Quarter Series Legislation Calls for Designs Honoring WomenNew legislation in the U.S. House proposes a multi-year program of quarters with designs commemorating the 19th Amendment, which granted American women the right to vote.

The bill, numbered H.R. 5308 and titled "Women’s History and Nineteenth Amendment Centennial Quarter Dollar Coin Program Act," was introduced March 15, 2018 by Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Bruce Poliquin (R-ME) […]

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Native American $1 Coin Design Themes for 2021-2024A week ago Tuesday, March 13, the United States Mint at a Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) meeting unveiled design themes for Native American $1 Coins in years 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024.

The dollar series with annually changing reverses, authorized by Public Law 110-82, honors important contributions made by Indian tribes and individual Native Americans to the history and development of the United States […]

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2019 American Memorial Park Quarter Design RecommendedDesign recommendations have been made for the 2019 quarter honoring American Memorial Park in Saipan, the largest island of the Northern Mariana Islands.

During the third week in January, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) and the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) looked over 13 alternative candidates that replaced earlier designs presented in September 2017 […]

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CCAC to Review Designs for 2019 American Legion Commemorative CoinsThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will meet Tuesday, March 13, to review designs for the 2019 American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coins and discuss concepts for Native American $1 Coins beyond 2020.

The CCAC is responsible for advising the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to all United States coins and medals […]

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