Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee has made its design
recommendations for the 2016 Nancy Reagan First Spouse gold coin and medal.
the obverse design, the CCAC selected the design that is favored by
the former first lady Nancy Reagan. For the reverse, a pair of designs
Reagan favored reverse design No. 9, which U.S. Mint officials
conceded needs more work, and the CCAC recommended including more
children. The CCAC liked reverse design No. 5, but suggested that it
be reworked to portray Nancy Reagan's hand against that of a child.
decision to produce a Ronald Reagan Presidential dollar coin and Nancy Reagan First Spouse Series coin was announced in February, superseding the less than
popular previous U.S. Mint statements that the programs would end
in 2016 with the production of the Gerald Ford Presidential dollar and
Elizabeth "Betty" Ford First Spouse gold coin.
haggard' image of Ronald Reagan chosen by CCAC
Reagan would be the first living person put on a U.S. coin since
1995, when Eunice Shriver (née Kennedy) was put on the 1995
Special Olympics World Games silver dollar.
CCAC's Reagan recommendations came during the second day of the body's
June meeting. On June 16, the CCAC made recommendations for the U.S.
Mint's 2016 National Park Service commemorative coins,
and congressional gold medals for the Selma Foot Soldiers and Borinqueneers.
are all these CCAC designs for?: Coin World Buzz
is a comprehensive collection of the designs reviewed by the CCAC on June 17 for the Nancy Reagan First Spouse
Series gold coin and medal.
Full coverage of this week's CCAC recommendations:
United States Mint releases image mock-ups for 2016 gold dime, quarter dollar, half dollar
Nancy Reagan First Spouse coin designs being reviewed by CCAC
National Park Service commemorative coin designs, Part 1: gold $5 coin
National Park Service commemorative coin designs, Part 2: silver dollar
National Park Service commemorative coin designs, Part 3: copper-nickel clad half dollar
1965 Selma Foot Soldiers' congressional gold medal designs reviewed
Designs for Borinqueneers' congressional gold medal reviewed by CCAC