Coin Type 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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2008 Bald Eagle Half Dollar
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US - 2008 Bald Eagle Half Dollar

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This section of Obscure Finds Numismatic Collection is made up of coins from the US region and specializes in 2008 Bald Eagle Half Dollar coins from coin category Commemorative Half Dollar . If you are looking for coin facts, numismatic data or simple melt value composition of the US - 2008 Bald Eagle Half Dollar coin, you can find it here at Obscure Finds.

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Coin Type Coins
2008 Bald Eagle Half Dollar Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 1 Coins
Copper : 8.505 Grams
Nickel : 2.835 Grams
Total Mass : 11.34 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Copper $2.091 $0.143 $0.005 8.505 g $0.039
Nickel $4.494 $0.308 $0.010 2.835 g $0.028
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $0.067
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 1 Coins: $0.067
- Precious Metal prices updated on 10-20-2017
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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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