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United States Mint 801 9th Street NW Washington DC 20220 CCAC Public Meeting October 15, 2019 CCAC Attendees: Mint Staff: Sam Gill Robert Hoge Dr. Dean Kotlowski Mary Lannin Robin Solmon Jeanne Stevens-Sollman Dennis Tucker Thomas Uram Pam Borer Vanessa Franck April Stafford Roger Vasquez Greg Weinman Joe Menna Jennifer Warren Liaisons: Charles E. Brodine, Jr., Naval History and Heritage Command Richard Hulver, PhD., Naval History and Heritage Command Gale Munro, Naval History and Heritage Command 1. The meeting was called to order by the Chairperson, Thomas Uram, at 9:30 a.m. Attendance and Recognition of those attending and media on the phone. 2. Mary Lannin moved to approve the minutes and letters from the September 18, 2019 meeting. Second made by Dr. Dean Kotlowski. Motion to approve minutes and letters was unanimously approved. 3. April Stafford presented the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Portfolio. Recognizing that there is pending legislation for a 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Silver Dollar, the CCAC reviewed the design portfolios from several perspectives. First, the CCAC reviewed the portfolios (presented as an historic portfolio and a modern portfolio) with an eye toward recommending a set of designs for a medal that would celebrate the centennial of the ratification of the 19th amendment. In making this recommendation, the CCAC considered designs that would be able to stand on their own, yet also complement and extend the story told on a possible commemorative coin, should the legislation be enacted. In addition, the CCAC recommended a set of designs that set could be produced as a silver dollar commemorating the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Established by Act of Congress, Public Law 108-15 4. Dr. Dean Kotlowski provided an historic perspective on the Women’s Suffrage movement. Dean’s comments helped the CCAC members focus on the important factors when considering design selections. 5. Mary Lannin also remarked that WS-H-05 could be an appropriate design to consider for the Liberty Coin portfolio. 6. Out of a possible 24 total committee votes. WS-H-O-01A received 19 votes. The design features overlapping profiles of three women representing different ages and ethnicities. WS-H-O-05 received the second highest total with18 votes. 7. WS-H-O-01A was paired with WS-H-R-04. This design received 18 votes. This design features text from the 19th Amendment beside suffragists from different eras of the movement. 8. The majority of the modern obverse portfolio was focused on WS-M-O-01. Dennis Tucker was very concerned about the American Flag and how the image portrayed the US Flag as touching the ground. Chief Engraver Joe Menna assured he could fold the flag behind the images. This would then eliminate that issue. The flag would not appear to be touching the ground. 9. The modern reverse designs were reviewed. WS-M-R-08 received 18 votes. During the discussion, Robert Hoge pointed out the historical importance of documenting the effort on the medal or coin. With the pairing WS-M-R-08 the text of the 19th Amendment is centrally featured. 10. The next portfolio reviewed was for the 2021 American Liberty Coin Program. The artistic designs presented were iconic and symbolic however some members felt the portfolio was limited, and that designs from previously presented American Liberty portfolios could have been included in the 2021 portfolio. 11. LIB-O-02 received the highest vote with 17. LIB-O-02A received 14 votes and Mary Lannin’s suggestion of adding WS-H-O-05 received 16 votes. The difference between 02 and 02A was a stylized image of the sun beneath the bronco vs a mountain scape. Mary felt that this did not portray liberty. However, it is meant to convey freedom hence liberty. The free spirit of the bucking bronco and the rising sun symbolize the future. 12. The stakeholders present for the review of the 2021 United States Navy silver medal addressed the committee. The stakeholders favor NAV-O-04, NAV-O-10 and 10A, and NAV-R-04 for the obverse. For the reverse, they favorNAV-O-3, NAV-O-12, and NAV-R-19. Established by Act of Congress, Public Law 108-15 13. The stakeholders were very open to interpretation of other designs. The committee suggested and recommended that they give strong consideration to NAV-O-05 with NAV-R-19. Alternative choice suggested was NAV-O-12 with NAV-R-04. 14. The committee reviewed reverse designs for the 2021 and beyond George Washington Crossing the Delaware River Quarter. Robert Hoge and Dr. Dean Kotlowski both commented on the historical accuracy of the clothes, lantern boat, etc. After discussion, the committee overwhelmingly recommended GWD-12. The design is a modernized design of Washington Crossing the ice-choked Delaware River during a nor’easter. 15. Chairperson Thomas Uram adjourned the meeting at 3:03p.m. EST. Established by Act of Congress, Public Law 108-15