2008 Bald Eagle Half Dollar
PCGS# NGC#[28WJ] APMEX#
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.
Mint Mark: S - San Francisco
Manufacturer: US Mint
Thickness: 2.15 mm
Diameter: 30.6 mm
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.
• IN GOD WE TRUST
• UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
• HALF DOLLAR
• E PLURIBUS UNUM
Mint and Mint Mark
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)
Sculptor: Charles L. Vickers
Designer: Susan Gamble
Sculptor: Joseph Menna, Sculptor-engraver
Designer: Donna Weaver, Artistic Infusion Program