CCAC and CFA Design Recommendation for Ronald Reagan Presidential Dollar

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) and Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) each provided the same design recommendation for the upcoming 2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential Dollar during separate meetings held earlier this month. The United States Mint had prepared eight different design candidates featuring the 40th President. Both the CCAC and CFA recommended design candidate […]

Monuments Men & Rosebud Sioux Tribe Congressional Gold Medal Design Candidates

Completing the presentation of the design candidate images recently released by the United States Mint are the potential designs for two upcoming Congressional Gold Medals. Under Public Law 113-116, the Congressional Gold Medal is authorized to be awarded collectively to the Monuments Men in recognition of their heroic role in the preservation, protection, and restitution […]

2016 Mark Twain Silver Dollar Design Candidates

This post continues coverage of the design candidates recently released by the United States Mint for the 2016 Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Program. Under the authorizing legislation, up to 100,000 $5 gold coins and 350,000 silver dollars are to be issued in commemoration of Mark Twain. The designs are to be emblematic of his life […]

2016 Mark Twain $5 Gold Coin Design Candidates

In 2016, a commemorative coin program will honor American author and humorist Samuel Clemens, better known to the world as Mark Twain. The program will include $5 gold coins and silver dollars with designs emblematic of his life and legacy. The United States Mint has just released the design candidate images for the two coins […]

Ronald Reagan Presidential Dollar Design Candidates

At a meeting held today, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee will be reviewing and discussing design candidates provided by the United States Mint across several programs. Among these are the design candidates for the 2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential Dollar. Readers may recall that the CCAC as well as the CFA have already reviewed design candidates […]

Jack Nicklaus Congressional Gold Medal Design Candidates

Late last month, the United States Mint released the design candidates for the upcoming Congressional Gold Medal honoring professional golfer and philanthropist Jack Nicklaus. The candidates were reviewed by the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) and Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) who each offered their recommendations. The Congressional Gold Medal was authorized to be awarded […]

2015 High Relief Gold Coin and Silver Medal Design Candidates

The United States Mint has released the design candidates for this year’s upcoming 2015 High Relief Gold Coin and Silver Medal. Today and next week, these designs will be reviewed by the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) and Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) in separately held meetings. Last year, the CCAC had given their enthusiastic […]

American Fighter Aces and Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Congressional Gold Medal Design Candidates

The United States Mint has released the design candidate images for upcoming Congressional Gold Medals honoring the American Fighter Aces and the World War II members of the “Doolittle Tokyo Raiders.” These represent two of the six medals which were authorized by Congress during a one month period during the summer. An American Fighter Ace […]