1935 TEXAS CENTENNIAL HALF COMMEMORATIVE TRIBUTE – 2 TROY OUNCE – 39MM
The Texas Centennial Half Dollar was struck in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Texas declaring its independence from Mexico on March 2, 1836 during the Battle of the Alamo. Recognizing the significance of this anniversary, on June 15th, 1933, Congress approved the first commemorative coin legislation since 1928.
- Contains 2 oz. Troy of .999 Fine Silver
- Obverse: An Eagle is seen perched on a branch in front of a five-pointed star, the symbol of Texas. UNITED – STATES – OF – AMERICA is placed around the periphery of the coin, with TWO TROY OUNCES below, as well as the mottos IN GOD WE TRUST, and E PLURIBUS UNUM
- Reverse: A kneeling goddess Victory with an olive branch in her right hand, and her left resting on the Alamo. Above is the word LIBERTY on a scroll, behind which are six flags. Beneath Victory’s wingtips are portraits of Texas war heroes Sam Houston and Stephen Austin. THE TEXAS INDEPENCED CENTENNIAL and REMEMBER THE ALAMO encircle the design.
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