The strong and impressive Bald Eagle was designated as America's national emblem by our Founding Fathers in 1782. As recently as 2007, this revered bird stood at the brink of extinction – but 12 years ago was finally removed from the endangered species list.
- Our proud national emblem since 1782!
- Clad Proof half dollar features baby eaglets 2-3 days old in a nest with an unhatched egg
- Reverse depicts Challenger, lost from a nest during 1989 storm and raised by the American Eagle Foundation
- Only 120,180 pieces were issued.
Get this patriotic one-year-only coin and make your American pride soar!
- Material: Silver
- Mint: San Francisco
- Product Type: Single Products
- Commemorative Series: Bald Eagle (2008)
- Year: 2008