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The E-Sylum:  Volume 10, Number 28, July 15, 2007, Article 19

MINT APPOINTS HOUGHTON TO CITIZENS COINAGE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

According to a press release this week, "The United States Mint
announced ... that Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Jr., has appointed
Arthur A. Houghton, III, to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee
(CCAC).

"Mr. Houghton, who was selected as the CCAC member appointed to serve
by virtue of his qualifications as a numismatic curator, will serve a
four-year term. His experience includes tenure as Associate Curator
and acting Curator-in-Charge at the J. Paul Getty Museum from 1982 to
1986, where he gained national recognition for his role in building
the museumís extensive collection of antiquities, including its early
collection of ancient coins. Mr. Houghton has authored or co-authored
four books and more than 50 articles on ancient coins, history and
economics.

"Mr. Houghton served as president of the American Numismatic Society
(ANS) from 1995 to 1999. He was also president of the consulting firm
Arthur Houghton Associates, Inc., from 1995 to 2000. Currently, Mr.
Houghton serves on the boards of the Corning Museum of Glass, American
Near East Refugee Aid and the ANS.

To read the complete press release, see: Full Story

  Wayne Homren, Editor

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