4 1 ore23.htm PAUL F. OREFFICE FORM 4 SEC Form 4
FORM 4

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subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C.  20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility
Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Oreffice, Paul     F.

(Last)                      (First)                      (Middle)
P.O. Box 4846


(Street)
Scottsdale, AZ     85261

(City)                      (State)                      (Zip)

2. Issuer Name and Ticker
    or Trading Symbol

The Coca-Cola Company   KO

3. I.R.S. Identification
    Number of Reporting
    Person, if an entity
    (voluntary)
4. Statement for
    (Month/Year)

    December 16, 2002


5. If Amendment,
    Date of Original
    (Month/Year)
6. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)

           X          Director                           10% Owner
                        Officer                             Other

Officer/Other
Description                              

7. Individual or Joint/Group
    Filing (Check Applicable Line)

X   Individual Filing
      Joint/Group Filing
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security
    (Instr. 3)

2. Transaction Date
    (Month/Day/Year)
3. Transaction
    Code
    and
    Voluntary
    Code
    (Instr. 8)



Code  |  V    
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed (D) Of
    (Instr. 3, 4, and 5)





        Amount      |         A/D         |         Price          
5. Amount of
    Securities
    Beneficially
    Owned at
    End ofMonth

    (Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Owner-
    ship
    Form:
    Direct(D)
    or
    Indirect (I)

    (Instr. 4)
7. Nature of
     Indirect
     Beneficial
     Ownership

    (Instr. 4)
Common Stock, $.25 par value


35,304
D

Common Stock, $.25 par value


2,000
I
By Trust
Common Stock, $.25 par value


818 (1)
I
By Wife







Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).

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Oreffice, Paul F. - December 2002
Form 4 (continued)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
    (Instr. 3)
2. Conver-
    sion or
    Exercise
    Price of
    Deri-
    vative
    Security
3. Transaction
    Date

    (Month/
    Day/
    Year)
4. Transaction
    Code
    and
    Voluntary (V)
    Code
    (Instr.8)



Code | V    
5. Number of Derivative
    Securities Acquired (A)
    or Disposed (D) Of

    (Instr. 3,4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable(DE) and
    Expiration Date(ED)
    (Month/Day/Year)






  (DE)     |     (ED)  
7. Title and Amount of
    Underlying Securities
    (Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price
    of
    Derivative
    Security
    (Instr.5)
9. Number of
    Derivative
    Securities
    Beneficially
    Owned
    at End of
    Month
    (Instr.4)
10.
Owner-
ship
Form of
Deriv-
ative
Security:
Direct
(D)
or
Indirect
(I)
11. Nature of
      Indirect
      Beneficial
      Ownership
      (Instr.4)
Phantom Stock Units
1-for-1 12/16/2002
   A |     
    (A) 461.4017
(2) | (2)
Common Stock - 461.4017 $45.6450 12,014.8339 (3)
D












Explanation of Responses :


** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations.
        See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).

Note:   File three copies of this Form, one of which must be manually signed. If space is insufficient,
            See Instruction 6 for procedure.

Potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information contained in this form are not
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/s/ Paul F. Oreffice
________________________________            12-18-2002    
** Signature of Reporting Person                         Date




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SEC 1474 (3-99)

Oreffice, Paul F. - December 2002
Form 4 (continued)
FOOTNOTE Descriptions for The Coca-Cola Company KO

Form 4 - December 2002

Paul F. Oreffice
P.O. Box 4846

Scottsdale, AZ 85261

Explanation of responses:

(1)   Includes shares held in a dividend reinvestment program for the account of the reporting person's wife.
(2)   The phantom stock units were accrued under The Coca-Cola Company Deferred Compensation Plan for Non-Employee Directors and are to be settled 100% in common stock of The Coca-Cola Company after the Reporting Person leaves the Board.
(3)   Includes 50.6231 phantom stock units accrued as a result of crediting phantom dividends.
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