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United States Mint 801 9th Street NW Washington DC 20220 CCAC Public Meeting Tuesday, June 26, 2019 CCAC Attendees: United States Mint Staff: Sam Gill Robert Hoge Erik Jansen Mary Lannin Mike Moran Robin Salmon Donald Scarinci Jeanne Stevens-Sollman Dennis Tucker Thomas Uram, Chairperson Dean Kotlowski Betty Birdsong Pam Borer Vanessa Franck Ron Harrigal Joe Menna April Stafford Megan Sullivan Roger Vasquez Greg Weinman Mike White No members of the press attended. Liaisons Anwar El Sadat –Ezra Friedlander CEO of the Friedlander Group Clare Durett –Associate Executive Director, Team Gleason 1. The Chairperson called the public telephonic meeting to order at 10:30 a.m. The Chairperson and the Mint staff were present in the 2nd floor board room of the Mint. All others participated via conference call. 2. The Chairperson split the motions for letters and minutes. The first vote was to approve the April 16, 2019, letters to the Secretary. Motion to approve made by Robert Hoge. Second made by Mary Lannin. Motion to approve letters to secretary was unanimously approved. The Chairperson offered an amendment to the June 18, 2019, minutes. Amendment to reflect the following: “Votes were taken and no clear pairings of the obverse and reverse designs received a clear majority of the total of the votes.” A motion to approve the minutes with the amendment was made by Robert Hoge. Second made by Mary Lannin. Motion to approve minutes was unanimously approved. Established by Act of Congress, Public Law 108-15 3. The first item of business was discussion and review of candidate designs for the Anwar El Sadat Congressional Gold Medal. The liaison communicated that the preference of the Family was AS-O-03, however, some confusion ensued over the family’s actual preference. Mr. Greg Weinman confirmed that the family had previously communicated that its preference was AS-O-04. (Note: Subsequent to the meeting, the liaison confirmed that the family’s preference was AS-O-04.) All members expressed their preference and the majority were in agreement the AS-O-04 would make a tremendous CGM. The following description details many of the member thoughts. Chief Engraver, Joe Menna pointed out the incused design, as well as, the use of the portrait to be sculpted in the manner of ancient Egyptian relief. Robert Hoge brought up that the fact the letter “E” does not exist in Arabic. After discussion it was determined to leave the letter “E” in the design. 4. Discussion moved to the reverse design. Mr. Friedlander confirmed the family preference as AS-R-02. Robert Hoge pointed out that the recipient’s name appeared on both the obverse and reverse. After discussion including possibly having the reverse signature in Arabic. The CCAC opted not to recommend any change the design inasmuch as the Arabic based on pacing would not compliment the design. 5. Motion by Mary Lannin to recommend AS-O-04 and AS-R-02 as presented. Second by Mike Moran. Motion to recommend AS-O-04 and AS-R-02 passed unanimously. 6. The second item of business was discussion and review of candidate designs for the Steve Gleason Congressional Gold Medal. April Stafford presented 10 obverse designs with the description along with 10 reverse designs. Clare Durett, Associate Executive Director from Team Gleason, spoke on behalf of Steve Gleason. Ms. Durett noted Mr. Gleason’s preference of obverse SG-O-07 and reverse SG-R-03. Modifications for the reverse were also suggested by Clare. Clare communicated that Mr. Gleason requests that the design be shifted down to show more sky and enlarged moon. He would like to see “Act of Congress 2018” removed (as it is on his preferred obverse design) and “Keep Exploring” placed on an arc along the bottom. 7. Some members noted that Mr. Gleason’s proposed modifications to SG-R-03 would create a design similar to SG-R-04 or SG-R-06, but Jeanne StevensSollman pointed out that there is a significant difference between the designs. 8. Jeanne Stevens-Sollman expressed consideration for SG-R-10 and Erik Jansen also expressed thoughts on the uniqueness of the design. Both members felt that we should ultimately honor the family’s wishes for SG-R-03. However, members Established by Act of Congress, Public Law 108-15 are encouraged to express that we should all send Greg Weinman merit marks for design SG-R-10 so that the artist can be appropriately recognized. 9. Motion made by Jeanne Stevens-Sollman to recommend SG-O-07 and SG-R-03. Second by Donald Scarinci. Motion to recommend SG-O-07 and SG-R-03 passed unanimously. 10. Motion to adjourn the meeting made by Robert Hoge. Second by Jeanne Stevens-Sollman. Motion to adjourn meeting passed unanimously. 11. Chairperson Thomas Uram adjourned the public telephonic meeting at 11:45 a.m. EST. Established by Act of Congress, Public Law 108-15