Coin Users Group Forum
Pursuant to the Presidential $1 Coin Act of 2005 (Pub. L. 109- 145, 31 U.S.C. 5112(p)(3)(A)), the United States Mint and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) announce a coin users group forum at which United States Mint and Board officials will have the opportunity to consult with leaders of businesses, agencies, and industries involved in the use and distribution of circulating coins, especially $1 coins. Date of Forum: Thursday, June 8, 2006.
Notification of American Eagle Gold Proof Coin Price Increase
The recent rise in the price of gold requires that the United States Mint raise the prices on its 2006 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins. Pursuant to the authority that 31 U.S.C. 5112(i) and 5111(a)(3) grant the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue gold coins, and to prepare and distribute numismatic items, the United States Mint mints and issues American Eagle Gold Proof Coins in four denominations: One-ounce, one-half ounce, one-quarter ounce, one-tenth ounce, and a four-coin set that contains one coin of each denomination. In accordance with 31 U.S.C. 9701(b)(2)(B), the United States Mint is changing the price of these coins to reflect the increase in value of the underlying precious metal content of the coinsthe result of recent increases in the market price of gold. The price of gold has increased substantially from the time the United States Mint last set prices for gold proof coins. Accordingly, effective May 22, 2006, the United States Mint will commence selling these coins according to the following price schedule: One-ounce gold proof coin ($885.00), one-half ounce gold proof coin ($445.00), one-quarter ounce gold proof coin ($220.00), one-tenth ounce gold proof coin ($110.00), four-coin gold proof set ($1,575.00). Prices are subject to change again based on future fluctuations in the market price of gold.
Request for Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Membership Applications
Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b), the United States Mint is accepting applications for membership to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) for a member representing the interests of the general public in the coinage of the United States. The CCAC was established to: