Design Candidates for George W. Bush 2nd Term Presidential Bronze Medal Slated for Review

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting at 9 a.m. (ET) on Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 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.

Agenda (subject to change):

* Review design candidates for the obverse and reverse of the Presidential bronze
medal honoring George W. Bush (second term)

* 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 placesthat 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: Wednesday, September 24, 2008, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

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

The CCAC meeting is open to the public.     News media are welcome.
Contact: Press inquiries: Michael White (202) 354-7222 Customer Service information: (800) USA MINT (872-6468