An extremely low mintage makes this coin even tougher to find in higher grades. Only 5 coins have been graded higher by PCGS.
- Contains .3617 oz of Silver.
- Encapsulation by PCGS guarantees the MS-67 condition of this coin.
- Mintage of 3,775 coins.
- Obverse: Features the large five-pointed star behind the eagle.
- Reverse: Depicts a kneeling figure of winged victory and on each side, medallions with portraits of General Sam Houston and Stephan Austin.
- Designed by Pompeo Coppini.
- Guaranteed by the United States Mint.
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The Battle of the Alamo (February 23 – March 6, 1836) was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution. Following a 13-day siege, Mexican troops under President General Antonio López de Santa Anna launched an assault on the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Béxar (modern-day San Antonio, Texas, United States), killing all of the Texian defenders.
Santa Anna's cruelty during the battle inspired many Texians, both Texas settlers and adventurers from the United States, to join the Texian Army. Buoyed by a desire for revenge, the Texians defeated the Mexican Army at the Battle of San Jacinto, on April 21, 1836, ending the revolution.