Texas Centennial Half Dollar
- Year of Issue: 1934
- Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 73-59
The Texas Centennial Half Dollar was released in 1934 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Texas declaring its independence from Mexico.
CharacteristicsThe obverse design features an eagle superimposed on a large star, clasping an oak branch.
The reverse features the winged kneeling female figure of Liberty extending a left arm over the Alamo. She holds a spray of laurel in her right hand and is flanked by portrait likenesses of Houston and Austin and the tops of six battle flags.
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
- IN GOD WE TRUST
- E PLURIBUS UNUM
- HALF DOLLAR
- THE TEXAS INDEPENDENCE CENTENNIAL
- REMEMBER THE ALAMO
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: Pompeo Coppini