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Introduced in House (07/09/2002)

American 5-Cent Coin Design Continuity Act of 2002 - Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to change the design on the obverse and the reverse of the 5-cent coin for coins issued in 2003 and 2004 in commemoration of the bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase.

Amends Federal law governing coins and currency to mandate that: (1) the obverse of any 5-cent coin issued after December 31, 2004, bear an image of Thomas Jefferson; and (2) the reverse of any such coin bear an image of the home of Thomas Jefferson at Monticello.

Establishes the Coin Design Advisory Committee to advise the Secretary on: (1) design proposals relating to circulating coinage and numismatic items, including congressional gold medals; and (2) any other issues relating to items produced by the U.S. Mint that the Secretary may request.