CCAC Recommends Designs for 2018 ATB Quarters and Obama Presidential Medals

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) met yesterday in Colorado Springs to discuss design candidates for 2018’s five America the Beautiful Quarters. With the exception of their favored design for Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota, the committee recommended reverse images different from those put forward by the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) two weeks ago. They also […]

U.S. Mint Shares Images of Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins and 2018 ATB Quarter Design Candidates

The U.S. Mint has shared a variety of new images for us to consider, including pictures of the 2016 Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Proof and Uncirculated Coins and design submissions for 2018’s America the Beautiful quarters and Barack Obama’s Presidential silver medals. The images of the Reagan First Spouse coin were provided as part […]

Proposed Legislation Aims to Designate Saint-Gaudens Site as National Arts Park

Two bills have been introduced proposing the redesignation of the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire to the “Saint-Gaudens National Park for the Arts.” The companion bills were submitted simultaneously on May 12 by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rep. Frank Guinta (R-NH1). Augustus Saint-Gaudens was born in Ireland, raised in New York City, and went […]

Two CCAC Members Reappointed by U.S. Senate Leaders

The U.S. Mint has announced that two members of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee have been reappointed based on recommendations by the U.S. Senate’s majority and minority leaders. Donald Scarinci will serve a fourth term on the CCAC based on a recommendation by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, and Michael Moran will serve a third […]

Update on the CCAC’s 2017 Design Recommendations (Updated)

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee met yesterday to discuss a large portfolio of images for consideration as possible obverse and reverse designs for the 2017 20th Anniversary American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin, the 2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin and Silver Medal, and the 2017 Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Program. The committee’s recommendations are […]

2017 Platinum Eagle, Liberty High Relief, and Boys Town Design Candidates

Today, March 15, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee will discuss a large group of design candidates at the U.S. Mint Headquarters in Washington, D.C. The agenda includes discussions of possible designs for the 2017 Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Program, the 2017 20th Anniversary American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin, and the 2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin and […]

2016 ATB Proof Set Returns, Mark Twain Proof Dollar Unavailable

The U.S. Mint will re-launch the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set today, February 23, at noon ET. This item, first issued on January 11, includes a San Francisco-minted Proof version of each of the year’s five ATB quarters and is available for $14.95. As noted previously, the set was pulled soon after its release […]