Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee [CCAC] Law and Legal Definition

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) was established in 2003 by Congress to advise the Secretary of the Treasury on the themes and designs of all US coins and medals. The CCAC serves as an informed, experienced and impartial resource to the Secretary of the Treasury and represents the interests of American citizens and collectors.

The CCAC advises the Secretary of the Treasury :

on the theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals;

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.

It also makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended.