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 […]

Effigy Mounds and Ellis Island ATB Design Candidates (Updated)

Update, 2:35 p.m.: The CCAC has chosen the following designs for the Effigy Mounds and Ellis Island ATB quarters. The Effigy Mounds image was recommended by representatives of the park, as well as by members of the CCAC; design 2 was a close runner-up. Representatives of Ellis Island declined to make a recommendation; for that […]

2016 Patricia Nixon First Spouse Gold Coin Images

The U.S. Mint has posted images of the 2016 Patricia Nixon First Spouse Gold Proof and Uncirculated Coins ahead of next week’s product launch. The designs for all three of this year’s First Spouse coins were just revealed earlier this week, following a formal unveiling ceremony for issues featuring Ronald and Nancy Reagan. As noted […]

Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford Presidential Dollar Designs

The U.S. Mint has shared designs for two of the three upcoming 2016 Presidential $1 coins. The first presidents honored next year will be Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford, with the Ronald Reagan design scheduled to be unveiled along with the Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coin on February 6, the President’s birthday. […]

U.S. Mint Shares Final Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Designs

The U.S. Mint has shared its design selections for the 2016 Mark Twain Commemorative coins. The designs will be officially unveiled today during a ceremony at the Mark Twain Museum in the author’s boyhood home of Hannibal, Missouri. The obverse and reverse of the $5 gold coin are pictured above. The obverse was designed by Benjamin […]