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.
- Contains no Silver.
- Mintage of only 220,577.
- Comes in U.S. Mint box and with a certificate of authenticity.
- Obverse: Features two eaglets and an egg in a bald eagle nest.
- Reverse: Shows an image of the bald eagle Challenger with an American flag in the background.