Coin Specifications

Region: US  
Denomination: 50C  
Diameter: 30.6 (mm)  

Coin Metal Composition:

Copper [75%] 8.505 (g)
Nickel [25%] 2.835 (g)
Total Mass: 11.3400 (g)

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Coin Type

2008 Bald Eagle Half Dollar

US 2008 Commemorative Half Dollar Coin Description

US 2008 S Bald Eagle Clad Half-Dolla ( 50C ) - Obverse
OBVERSE
Obverse
US 2008 S Bald Eagle Clad Half-Dolla ( 50C ) - Reverse
REVERSE
Reverse



COIN DESCRIPTION
Coin Mass: 11.3400 GRAMS    [View Coin Metal Melt Value]
Diameter: 30.6 (mm)
Mint Year: 2008
Mint Mark: S
Coin Name: Bald Eagle Clad Half-Dolla
Coin Rating:
Rated 69 out of 70 with 1 Verifications
Verified By:
Rating Value: 69
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has reviewed this item ( OFCC Coin ID:259.1338 US 2008 S 50C ) and has given the item a grade of MS 69 with serial number of: 2525587-07 | OFCC:259.1338
Coin Grade:
NGC - MS 69
Grade Serial: 2525587-07
OFCC Serial: 259.1338
Face Value:
( US)
0.50
Attributes:
Coin Notes: NGC SLAB LABEL
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Coin Type Description:

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COIN TYPE DESCRIPTION
Years Minted: 2008
Mint Marks: S
Denomination: 50C
Obverse Design: two baby eaglets and an egg within a Bald Eagle nest. The inscriptions include “Liberty” and the date “2008” separated by a star with the motto “In God We Trust” below.
Obverse Designer: Susan Gamble
Reverse Design: the Bald Eagle “Challenger” with an American flag in the background, inscriptions read “E Pluribus Unum”, “Challenger”, “United States of America”, and “Half Dollar”
Reverse Designer: Donna Weaver
2008 Bald Eagle Half Dollar
PCGS#[394415] NGC#[28WJ] APMEX#[42929]


This commemorative half dollar was issued to mark the recovery of the Bald Eagle species and the 35th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act of 1973. Bald Eagles were removed from the endangered species list in 2003 after being added in 1967.

Year: 2008
Denomination: $0.50
Mint Mark: S - San Francisco
Manufacturer: US Mint
Thickness: 2.15 mm
Diameter: 30.6 mm



Source: usmint.com
Recipient Organization: American Eagle Foundation of Tennessee
Surcharges from the program are authorized to be paid to the American Eagle Foundation of Tennessee for the purposes of continuing its work to save and protect Bald Eagles nationally.
Commemorative Coin Surcharges

Commemorative coin programs are created by acts of Congress to honor a person, place, or event. Surcharges from the sales of these coins help fund a variety of organizations and projects that benefit the public. Commemorative coins are only available from the United States Mint for a limited time, as specified by public law.

Obverse Inscriptions
• LIBERTY
• IN GOD WE TRUST
• 2008

Reverse Inscriptions
• UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
• HALF DOLLAR
• E PLURIBUS UNUM
• CHALLENGER

Mint and Mint Mark
San Francisco

Specifications
Weight: 11.340 grams (± 0.454)
Diameter: 1.205 inches (± 0.002 inches)
Composition: 8.33% nickel, balance copper
Mintage Limit: 750,000 (across all product options)

Artist Information
Obverse
Sculptor: Charles L. Vickers
Designer: Susan Gamble
Reverse
Sculptor: Joseph Menna, Sculptor-engraver
Designer: Donna Weaver, Artistic Infusion Program

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Rated 69 out of 70 with 1 Verifications


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