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2008 Bald Eagle Proof Silver Dollar Coin (EA3)

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America’s strength, freedom, and democracy are all symbolized in the image of a Bald Eagle soaring through our spacious skies. The Bald Eagle’s proud bearing has adorned the Great Seal of the United States since 1782, representing to the world the American values of courage, spirit, and equality.

This national treasure came perilously close to extinction. But years of legal protection, hard work, and vigilance have joined to ensure its survival. Once a rare sight, the Bald Eagle population is now so robust that it no longer needs the protection of the Endangered Species Act, though other protections are still in place. Click here for more information about this program.

The obverse of this proof silver dollar coin portrays a mature Bald Eagle soaring in flight, with its majestic wings spread. The reverse of the silver dollar coin features the original rendition of the Great Seal of the United States that was in use from 1782 to 1841. Join the United States Mint in commemorating the majesty of our national symbol and its remarkable restoration to our Nation’s lands, waterways and skies.

The Bald Eagle Silver Dollar Coin is limited to a total of 500,000 coins (across all product options).

If paying by credit card, please be sure your credit card information remains current to avoid any delays in processing your order. If your credit card has expired by the time of shipment, your order will be cancelled. To update credit card information after an order has been placed, you must call 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).

To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, any order placed prior to the official on-sale date and time January 15, 2008, 12:00 Noon (ET) shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.

Surcharges from the sale of this coin are authorized to be paid to the American Eagle Foundation of Tennessee to further its works.

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