Notice of Stakeholder Roundtable on Coin Circulation
The United States Mint announces an invitation stakeholder roundtable for the purpose of exchanging facts and information on the circulation of coinage. The Mint seeks information and advice on an individual basis about how coin can better circulate to reduce the commercial demand for newly minted coinage. The Mint intends to issue invitations to up to 35 participants with the objective of creating a diverse cross-section of stakeholder interests including, but not limited to, those associated with armored car carriers, coin processors, national and regional coin aggregators, financial institutions, and large retailers. Date: December 5, 2018. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: United States Mint, 801 9th Street NW, Second Floor Conference Room, Washington, DC 20220. Subject: The Mint is interested in both short-term and long-term ideas to reduce the commercial demand for newly minted coinage. In service toward this objective, the Mint will conduct a facilitated discussion about coin circulation patterns and stakeholder concerns. This is not a public meeting. Any member of the public interested in participating in this roundtable discussion should use the contact information in this notice to request an invitation and obtain additional meeting information. Please include a description of your interest in the subject matter and a brief description of the individual perspective that you would bring to the roundtable discussion. The Mint intends to issue invitations on a rolling basis, and thus encourages interested parties to submit requests in a timely manner and no later than close of business on Friday, November 9, 2018.
Public Meeting of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee
The United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for October 16, 2018. Date: October 16, 2018. Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Second Floor Conference Room, United States Mint, 801 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20220. Subject: Review and discussion of concepts for the 2021 and 2022 Native American $1 Coins; design concepts for the 2021-2025 American Eagle Platinum Coin series; and candidate designs for the 2020 Coast Guard Medal and the 2020 Air Force Medal. Interested members of the public may either attend the meeting in person or dial in to listen to the meeting at (866) 564-9287/Access Code: 62956028. Interested persons should call the CCAC HOTLINE at (202) 354-7502 for the latest update on meeting time and room location. Any member of the public interested in submitting matters for the CCAC's consideration is invited to submit them by email to email@example.com. 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; and makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. Members of the public interested in attending the meeting in person will be admitted into the meeting room on a first-come, first-serve basis as space is limited. Conference Room A&B can accommodate up to 50 members of the public at any one time. In addition, all persons entering a United States Mint facility must adhere to building security protocol. This means they must consent to the search of their persons and objects in their possession while on government grounds and when they enter and leave the facility, and are prohibited from bringing into the facility weapons of any type, illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia, or contraband. The United States Mint Police Officer conducting the screening will evaluate whether an item may enter into or exit from a facility based upon federal law, Treasury policy, United States Mint Policy, and local operating procedure; and all prohibited and unauthorized items will be subject to confiscation and disposal.