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Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Public Meeting Friday, October 18, 2013, 1:30 PM Via teleconference In attendance: Michael Bugeja Robert Hoge Erik Jansen Gary Marks (Chair) Michael Moran Michael Olson Michael Ross Jeanne Stevens-Sollman Thomas Uram Heidi Wastweet 1. Chairperson Marks called the meeting to order at 1:32 P.M. 2. The letters and minutes of the July 23, 2013, July 24, 2013 and September 18, 2013 meeting were unanimously approved. 3. April Stafford of the United States Mint presented the candidate designs for the Code Talker Recognition Congressional Medal Program honoring code talkers from the Menominee Nation of Wisconsin. 4. After each member had commented on the candidate designs, a motion was made by Mr. Jensen, and seconded by Mr. Bugeja, to recommend Obverse -04 and Reverse-04 for the Menominee medal. The motion was unanimously approved. Subsequently, Mr. Moran made a motion that was seconded by Mr. Jensen, to recommend that the soldier’s hand appearing on Obverse-04 be adjusted to assure its size is anatomically correct and to further recommend that the wolf appearing on Reverse-04 be adjusted to show a closed mouth. The motion was unanimously approved. Finally, Mr. Moran made a motion that was seconded by Chairperson Marks, that the Committee formally recognize Reverse-05 for artistic merit. The motion was unanimously approved. 5. April Stafford and Greg Hafner of the United States Mint presented information regarding potential design themes for the American Eagle Platinum Program for the years 2015 and beyond. The information included a recommendation to continue use of the image of “Lady Liberty” from the Statue of Liberty for the obverse of the coin with the exception of 2017 (the 20th anniversary of the American Eagle Platinum Program) which would feature the classic Augustus St. Gaudens $20 Double Eagle obverse and reverse designs. Further recommendations were made that a multi-year series featuring classic Eagle designs on the reverse be launched. Chairperson Marks commented that rather than reusing classic designs that Mint engravers and A.I.P. artists be tasked with creating new and modern designs featuring American themes. Other members made comments that modern designs were preferable and in line with the Committee’s previous calls for design excellence and that classic designs not be resurrected. Ms. Wastweet commented that if the Mint felt it was important to use classic designs that it seek out such designs that were created but never used on classic coins. Mint staff indicated that they would take the Committee’s comments under advisement. Chairperson Marks asked that Mint staff update the Committee further concerning American Eagle Platinum Program design themes at a future meeting. 6. There being no further business, Chairperson Marks adjourned the meeting at 3:28 p.m.