The full text on this page is automatically extracted from the file linked above and may contain errors and inconsistencies.
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Public Meeting Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 3:00 PM Eastern United State Mint Headquarters Telephonic Meeting Washington, D.C. In attendance: Michael Bugeja Robert Hoge Erik Jansen Mary Lannin Gary Marks (Chair) Michael Moran Donald Scarinci Jeanne Stevens-Sollman Thomas Uram Heidi Wastweet 1. Chairperson Marks called the meeting to order at 3:09 P.M. 2. April Stafford of the United States Mint presented a proposal to produce a 2015 24-carat gold ultra-high relief coin and a silver medal carrying modern images of Lady Liberty. 3. Chairperson Marks commented on the history of the 2009 Ultra-High Relief 24carat gold coin produced while Edmund Moy was the Mint Director. Mr. Marks stated that it was Mr. Moy’s intent that the Mint would produce Ultra-high Relief coins in the future using modern designs. Mr. Marks commented that the Mint’s current proposal was keeping in line to Mr. Moy’s vision. Mr. Marks also stated that the silver medal that is part of this proposal could serve as the first arts medal as envisioned in the Committee’s April 8, 2014 recommendation for an arts medal program. Mr. Marks said he felt the Mint’s proposal represented a opportunity for the Mint’s artists and the Artistic Infusion Program Artists to produce exciting new medallic art that would showcase their capabilities. He commented further that he hoped the Mint would utilize the 40.6 mm Silver Eagle planchet for the silver medal as was used in the case of the 2011 September 11th National Medal. Committee members offered their comments on the Mint’s proposal. Support was strong among members. 4. Motion by Mr. Scarinci, seconded by Mrs. Stevens-Sollman, to endorse and support the United States Mint’s initiative to produce in 2015 an ultra-high relief gold coin paired with a matching silver medal. The motion was unanimously approved. 5. Chairperson Marks announced that he would appoint an Arts Medal Program Subcommittee following the meeting and task it with developing a resolution providing program details associated with the Committee’s April 8, 2014 arts medal program recommendation. He said he would ask the Subcommittee to report a consensus resolution to the Committee at its September, 2014 meeting. 6. There being no further business, Chairperson Marks adjourned the meeting at 4:04 p.m.