2008 Bald Eagle Commemorative Coins

2008 Bald Eagle CoinThe Bald Eagle is an important symbol of America.  This year a commemorative has been created in the Bald Eagle’s honor.

The purpose of the commemorative issue is threefold: to honor the recovery of the American Bald Eagle, to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act, and to recognize the importance as our national symbol.

The Bald Eagle Commemorative Coin Program comprises three coins.  There is a $5 Gold coin which depicts young bald eagles in their habitat.  There is a $1 Silver coin which depicts an eagle in flight.  There is a 50c Clad coin which depicts baby eagles in their nest.

Coins are currently available in a variety of ordering options directly from the US Mint.