The Texas Centennial Half Dollar
Front: In the center, an eagle holding an oak branch with a star in the background. In the field, "In God We Trust - E. Pluribus Unum". Around the rim, "United States of America - Half Dollar".
Reverse: In the center, Lady Liberty holding an olive branch and resting an arm on a representation of the Alamo. At the right and left, Stephen F. Austin and General Sam Houston. At the top, the 'Six Flags of Texas' with a banner, "Liberty". Around the rim, "The Texas Independence Centennial - Remember the Alamo". The anniversary dates "1836 - 1936" at the bottom right.
Almost Uncirculated (AU): All of the detail will be visible. The coin will exhibit some wear on the highest points of the coin.
Uncirculated (Unc): A coin that did not enter circulation. Will exhibit original mint luster.
TEXAS Centennial First Day Cover issued by the USA Postal Service. A 3 cent Commemorative Postage stamp issued in connection with the celebration. An attractive design that displays Sam Houston and Stephen Austin with the ALAMO in the background. Canceled on the First Day of issue March 2, 1936.
Texas Centennial First Day Cover with cachet. Canceled at Gonzales, Texas. Mar 2, 1936. The cachet designed by publisher Stephen Anderson. A map of the state with text in bold print: Texas Centennial. 1836-1936. A paragraph of State history in smaller print. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
Texas Centennial First Day Cover with cachet. Canceled at Gonzales, Texas. Mar 2, 1936. The cachet designed by publisher Harry Ioor. The Alamo with text: TEXAS - The Lone Star State. Remember the Alamo. 1836-One Hundred Years of Independence-1936. Printed in Purple and Black. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
Texas Centennial First Day Cover with cachet. Canceled at Gonzales, Texas. Mar 2, 1936. The cachet designed by publisher George Linn. A cachet design similar to the postage stamp. Sam Houston and Stephen Austin with the Alamo in the background. Envelope: 3 5/8" x 6 1/2".
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