United States Mint 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee November 17, 2016, Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-27527
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-16
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for November 17, 2016. Date: November 17, 2016. Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST. Location: This meeting will occur via teleconference. Interested members of the public may dial in to listen to the meeting at (866) 564-9287/Access Code: 62956028. Subject: Review and consideration of candidate designs for the Secretary of the Treasury ``list'' medal honoring Secretary Jacob J. Lew. Interested persons should call the CCAC HOTLINE at (202) 354-7502 for the latest update on meeting time and room location. In accordance with 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC: [ssquf] Advises the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals. [ssquf] Advises the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. [ssquf] Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended.
Exchange of Coin
Document Number: 2016-26270
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-01
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
For many years, the United States Mint has administered a program by which people and businesses could exchange bent and partial coins (commonly referred to as ``mutilated coins'') for reimbursement. On November 2, 2015, the Mint suspended the exchange program to assess the security of the program and develop additional safeguards to enhance the integrity of the acceptance and processing of mutilated coinage. Since that time, the Mint has made significant progress in evaluating risks and identifying potential remedial measures. This notice and request for comment is to supplement the information that the Mint has collected to date.
Request for Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Membership Applications; Correction
Document Number: 2016-25097
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-18
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The United States Mint published a notice titled ``Request for Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Membership Applications'' in the Federal Register on October 12, 2016. The notice contained an error. This document corrects the error.
Request for Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Membership Applications
Document Number: 2016-24635
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-12
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b), the United States Mint is accepting applications for appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) as a member representing the interests of the general public in the coinage of the United States. The CCAC was established to: [ssquf] Advise the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals produced by the United States Mint. [ssquf] Advise the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places that the CCAC recommends to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. [ssquf] Make recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. Total membership consists of eleven voting members appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury: [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her education, training or experience as nationally or internationally recognized curator in the United States of a numismatic collection; [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her experience in the medallic arts or sculpture; [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience in American history; [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience in numismatics; [ssquf] Three persons who can represent the interests of the general public in the coinage of the United States; and [ssquf] Four persons appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury on the basis of the recommendations by the House and Senate leadership. Members are appointed for a term of four years. No individual may be appointed to the CCAC while serving as an officer or employee of the Federal Government. The CCAC is subject to the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury. Meetings of the CCAC are open to the public and are held approximately five to seven times per year. The United States Mint is responsible for providing the necessary support, technical services, and advice to the CCAC. CCAC members are not paid for their time or services, but, consistent with Federal Travel Regulations, members are reimbursed for their travel and lodging expenses to attend meetings. Members are Special Government Employees and are subject to the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch (5 CFR part 2653). The United States Mint will review all submissions and will forward its recommendations to the Secretary of the Treasury for appointment consideration. Candidates should include specific skills, abilities, talents, and credentials to support their applications. The United States Mint is interested in candidates who are recognized as having unique and valued talents or as an accomplished professional; have demonstrated experience, knowledge, interest, or background in a variety of fields, including numismatics, art, education, working with youth, or American heritage and culture; have demonstrated interest and a commitment to actively participate in CCAC meetings and activities, and a demonstrated understanding of the role of the CCAC and the obligations of a Special Government Employee; possess demonstrated leadership skills in their fields of expertise or discipline; possess a demonstrated desire for public service and have a history of honorable professional and personal conduct, as well as successful standing in their communities; and who are free of professional, political, or financial interests that could negatively affect their ability to provide impartial advice. Application Deadline: Friday, October 21, 2016. Receipt of Applications: Any member of the public wishing to be considered for participation on the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee should submit a resume and cover letter describing his or her reasons for seeking and qualifications for membership, by email to info@ccac.gov, by fax to 202-756-6525, or by mail to the United States Mint; 801 9th Street NW., Washington, DC 20220; Attn: Greg Weinman. Submissions must be postmarked no later than Friday, October 14, 2016. Notice Concerning Delivery of First-Class and Priority Mail: First- class mail to the United States Mint is put through an irradiation process to protect against biological contamination. Support materials put through this process may suffer irreversible damage. We encourage you to consider using alternate delivery services, especially when sending time-sensitive material.
Initial Pricing for 2016 United States Mint American Eagle Products
Document Number: 2016-21449
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-08
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The United States Mint is announcing the initial prices for 2016 American Eagle One Ounce Silver coin products. These prices are listed in the table below.
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee September 16, 2016, Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-21179
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-02
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for March 15, 2016. Date: September 16, 2016. Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Location: Conference Room A, United States Mint, 801 9th Street NW., Washington, DC 20220. Subject: Review and discussion of candidate designs for the 2018, 2019, and 2020 American Eagle Platinum Proof Program ``Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness''; election of jurors for the Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Design Competition; and a discussion of the 2015 and 2016 Annual Reports. Interested persons should call the CCAC HOTLINE at (202) 354-7502 for the latest update on meeting time and room location. In accordance with 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC: [ssquf] Advises the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals. [ssquf] Advises the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. [ssquf] Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended.
Pricing for the 2016 American Liberty Silver Medals
Document Number: 2016-18277
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-02
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The United States Mint is announcing the price of the 2016 American Liberty Silver Medals. Each medal will be priced at $34.95. Two silver medals will be offeredone from the United States Mint at West Point and one from the United States Mint at San Francisco.
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee June 27, 2016 Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-13403
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-07
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for June 27, 2016. Date: June 27, 2016. Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Public Meeting followed by Public Forum). Location: Gaylord Hall in the Worner Center, Campus of Colorado College, 902 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903. Subject: Review and discussion of the candidate designs for the 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Program; review and discussion of candidate designs for the President Obama Presidential Medals (Terms One and Two); discussion of future palladium coin program; and election of jurors for the Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Competition. Interested persons should call the CCAC HOTLINE at (202) 354-7502 for the latest update on meeting time and room location. Immediately following the public meeting the CCAC will be holding a public forum to receive input from collectors and the general public. In accordance with 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC: Advises the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals. Advises the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended.
Extension of Suspension of Coin Exchange by United States Mint
Document Number: 2016-10123
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-29
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Under the authority of 31 U.S.C. 5120, the United States Mint established a program by which people and businesses could exchange bent and partial coins for reimbursement. Fused or mixed coins cannot be redeemed by the United States Mint. On November 2, 2015, the United States Mint suspended the exchange program for a period of six months to assess the security of the program and develop additional safeguards, as necessary, to ensure the integrity of United States coinage. Since that time, the United States Mint has made significant progress in assessing the current state of the program, evaluating risks, and identifying potential remedial measures. Additionally, the United States Mint has engaged the services of an independent contractor to assist us in these efforts. However, due to recent litigation involving the exchange program and more time needed to complete our work, the United States Mint is extending the suspension of its redemption of bent and partial coins for an additional period of six months.
Pricing for the 2016 Mercury Dime, Standing Liberty Quarter, and Walking Liberty Half-Dollar Centennial Gold Coins
Document Number: 2016-08702
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-15
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The United States Mint announces the prices of the 2016 Mercury Dime, Standing Liberty Quarter, and Walking Liberty Half-Dollar Centennial Gold Coins.
Request for Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Membership Applications
Document Number: 2016-05936
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-16
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
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 new member specially qualified to serve on the CCAC by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience in numismatic curation. The CCAC was established to: [ssquf] Advise the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals produced by the United States Mint. [ssquf] Advise the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places that the CCAC recommends to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. [ssquf] Make recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. Total membership consists of 11 voting members appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury: [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience as nationally or internationally recognized curator in the United States of a numismatic collection; [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her experience in the medallic arts or sculpture; [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience in American history; [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience in numismatics; [ssquf] Three persons who can represent the interests of the general public in the coinage of the United States; and [ssquf] Four persons appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury on the basis of the recommendations by the U.S. House and Senate leadership. Members are appointed for a term of four years. No individual may be appointed to the CCAC while serving as an officer or employee of the Federal Government. The CCAC is subject to the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury. Meetings of the CCAC are open to the public and are held approximately six to eight times per year. The United States Mint is responsible for providing the necessary support, technical services, and advice to the CCAC. CCAC members are not paid for their time or services, but, consistent with Federal Travel Regulations, members are reimbursed for their travel and lodging expenses to attend meetings. Members are Special Government Employees and are subject to the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch (5 CFR part 2653). The United States Mint will review all submissions and will forward its recommendations to the Secretary of the Treasury for appointment consideration. Candidates should include specific skills, abilities, talents, and credentials to support their applications. The United States Mint is interested in candidates who are recognized as having unique and valued talents or as an accomplished professional; have demonstrated experience, knowledge, interest, or background in a variety of fields, including numismatics, art, education, working with youth, or American heritage and culture; have demonstrated interest and a commitment to actively participate in CCAC meetings and activities, and a demonstrated understanding of the role of the CCAC and the obligations of a Special Government Employee; possess demonstrated leadership skills in their fields of expertise or discipline; possess a demonstrated desire for public service and have a history of honorable professional and personal conduct, as well as successful standing in their communities; and who are free of professional, political, or financial interests that could negatively affect their ability to provide impartial advice. Application Deadline: April 1, 2016. Receipt of Applications: Any member of the public wishing to be considered for participation on the CCAC should submit a resume and cover letter describing his or her reasons for seeking and qualifications for membership, by email to info@ccac.gov, by fax to 202-756-6525, or by mail to the United States Mint; 801 9th Street NW., Washington, DC 20220, Attn: Greg Weinman. Submissions must be postmarked no later than Friday, April 1, 2016. Notice Concerning Delivery of First-Class and Priority Mail: First- class mail to the United States Mint is put through an irradiation process to protect against biological contamination. Support materials put through this process may suffer irreversible damage. We encourage you to consider using alternate delivery services, especially when sending time-sensitive material. For Further Information Contact: William Norton, United States Mint Liaison to the CCAC; 801 Ninth Street NW., Washington, DC 20220; or call 202-354-7458.
Request for Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Membership Applications
Document Number: 2016-05935
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-16
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135 (b), the United States Mint is accepting applications for appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) as a member representing the interests of the general public in the coinage of the United States. The CCAC was established to: [ssquf] Advise the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals produced by the United States Mint. [ssquf] Advise the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places that the Committee recommends to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. [ssquf] Make recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. Total membership consists of eleven voting members appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury: [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience as nationally or internationally recognized curator in the United States of a numismatic collection; [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her experience in the medallic arts or sculpture; [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience in American history; [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience in numismatics; [ssquf] Three persons who can represent the interests of the general public in the coinage of the United States; and [ssquf] Four persons appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury on the basis of the recommendations by the House and Senate leadership. Members are appointed for a term of four years. No individual may be appointed to the CCAC while serving as an officer or employee of the Federal Government. The CCAC is subject to the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury. Meetings of the CCAC are open to the public and are held approximately five to seven times per year. The United States Mint is responsible for providing the necessary support, technical services, and advice to the CCAC. CCAC members are not paid for their time or services, but, consistent with Federal Travel Regulations, members are reimbursed for their travel and lodging expenses to attend meetings. Members are Special Government Employees and are subject to the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch (5 CFR part 2653). The United States Mint will review all submissions and will forward its recommendations to the Secretary of the Treasury for appointment consideration. Candidates should include specific skills, abilities, talents, and credentials to support their applications. The United States Mint is interested in candidates who are recognized as having unique and valued talents or as an accomplished professional; have demonstrated experience, knowledge, interest, or background in a variety of fields, including numismatics, art, education, working with youth, or American heritage and culture; have demonstrated interest and a commitment to actively participate in CCAC meetings and activities, and a demonstrated understanding of the role of the CCAC and the obligations of a Special Government Employee; possess demonstrated leadership skills in their fields of expertise or discipline; possess a demonstrated desire for public service and have a history of honorable professional and personal conduct, as well as successful standing in their communities; and who are free of professional, political, or financial interests that could negatively affect their ability to provide impartial advice. Application Deadline: Friday, April 1, 2016. Receipt of Applications: Any member of the public wishing to be considered for participation on the CCAC should submit a resume and cover letter describing his or her reasons for seeking and qualifications for membership, by email to info@ccac.gov, by fax to 202-756-6525, or by mail to the United States Mint; 801 9th Street NW., Washington, DC 20220; Attn: Greg Weinman. Submissions must be postmarked no later than Friday, April 1, 2016.
Amended Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee March 15, 2016, Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-05738
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-15
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting time and the addition of an agenda item for the public meeting of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) on March 15, 2016, which was published in the Federal Register on March 9, 2016.
Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee March 15, 2016, Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-05178
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-09
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for March 15, 2016. Date: March 15, 2016. Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location: Conference Room A, United States Mint, 801 9th Street NW., Washington, DC 20220. Subject: Review and discussion of candidate designs for the 2017 Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Program; review of a proposed design for the 2017 American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin (20th Anniversary); and a discussion of themes for a proposed series of bronze national medals to accompany the 2017 World War I Commemorative Coin Program. Interested persons should call the CCAC HOTLINE at (202) 354-7502 for the latest update on meeting time and room location. In accordance with 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC: [ssquf] Advises the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals. [ssquf] Advises the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. [ssquf] Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended.
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2016-02042
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-03
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for February 16, 2016. Date: February 16, 2016. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT. Location: This meeting will occur via teleconference. Interested members of the public may dial in to listen to the meeting at (866) 564-9287/Access Code: 62956028. Subject: Review and consideration of additional candidate designs for the 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters[supreg] Program honoring Ellis Island (Statue of Liberty National Monument) in New Jersey and Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa. Interested persons should call the CCAC HOTLINE at (202) 354-7502 for the latest update on meeting time and room location. In accordance with 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC: [ssquf] Advises the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals. [ssquf] Advises the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. [ssquf] Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended.
Pricing Changes for 2016 United States Mint Products
Document Number: 2016-00887
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The United States Mint is announcing pricing changes for some 2016 products. Please see the table below.