Tony Blair, Treasury Secretary and United States Mint Director Medal Designs to be Reviewed

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting at noon (ET) on Monday, November 24, 2008, at the Thayer Hotel, 674 Thayer Road, West Point, New York, 10996.  The purpose of the meeting is to conduct business related to the CCAC’s responsibility to advise the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to United States coinage.

Agenda (subject to change):
* Review design candidates for the obverse and reverse of the Congressional Gold Medal honoring former Prime Minister Tony Blair of the United Kingdom.
* Review design candidates for the obverse and reverse of the bronze medals honoring Henry M. Paulson, Jr., the 74th Secretary of the Treasury, and Ed Moy, the 38th Director of the United States Mint.
* Review the reverse design narrative for the 2010 Native American $1 Coin.
* Other general business.

Who:  Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC)
Pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC was established to:

* Advise the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, commemorative coins, Congressional gold medals, and national and other medals produced by the Secretary;

* Advise the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places that the Committee recommends to be commemorated; and

* Advise the Secretary of the Treasury with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended.

When:      Monday, November 24, 2008, from noon to 2 p.m.

Where:     The Thayer Hotel
674 Thayer Road
West Point, NY 10996
Crest Terrace North Meeting Room

The CCAC meeting is open to the public. News media are welcome.

Note: Photo ID is required for access to the Thayer Hotel
on the grounds of the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Contact: Press inquiries:  Michael White (202) 354-7222 Customer Service information:  (800) USA MINT (872-6468)