Committee Will Review 2009 Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial One-Cent Coin Design Candidates

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting at 9 a.m. (ET) on September 25, 2007 at United States Mint headquarters at 801 9th Street NW, Washington D.C. 20220. 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.

Topics (subject to change):

Presentation of design candidates for the 2009 Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial One-Cent Coin. The Presidential $1 Coin Act of 2005 requires the United States Mint to issue a series of four one-cent circulating coins in 2009 with reverse designs that are emblematic of the birth, formative years, professional life and Presidency of Abraham Lincoln.

Discussion of 2007 Annual Report.

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, 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: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (ET)

Where: United States Mint
801 9th Street NW
8th Floor Board Room
Washington, D.C. 20220

Press inquiries: Michael White (202) 354-7222
Customer Service information: (800) USA MINT (872-6468)