2012 American Silver Eagle


2012 American Silver EagleThe 2012 American Silver Eagle

One-Troy ounce 99.9% silver coin.

Bullion Silver Eagle coins do not have mintmarks and they were minted at either the West Point mint or San Francisco mint. Proofs are minted at the West Point mint and have a 'W' mint mark.

In addition to the above, there were 226,120 burnished (matt-like) uncirculated coins minted. Minted at West Point and carry a 'W' mint mark.

There is also a 2012 Reverse Proof with frosted fields minted at San Francisco mint with a 'S' mint mark. Mintage was 224,981. These sell at a premium.

The Obverse design is based on the Walking Liberty Half-Dollar (1916-1947) by Adolph A. Weinman.

Edge is milled.

Reverse shows a heraldic eagle by John Mercanti.

Bullion coin shown.

Image credit: United States Mint.


Mintage: 33,121,000 (may include coins in sets)
Minted at US Mint.
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General Description: American Silver Eagles
The American Silver Eagle is a one-ounce .999 silver coin denominated at one dollar. It is the official silver bullion coin of the USA and as such is guaranteed by US Law to contain one troy ounce of 99.9% pure silver.

The coin has been produced at the Philadelphia, San Francisco and West Point Mints. Although primarily a bullion coin, the coin is popular with collectors and is also available in Proof and Uncirculated finishes.

The Obverse design is based on the Walking Liberty Half-Dollar (1916-1947) by Adolph A. Weinman. The Reverse shows a heraldic eagle by John Mercanti, replaced in late 2021 by a bald eagle landing on a branch by Emily Damstra.

Specifications

  • Country: United States
  • Denomination: USD $1 (face value)
  • Weight: 31.103 g (1.00 troy oz)
  • Diameter: 40.6 mm (1.598 in)
  • Thickness: 2.98 mm (0.1173 in)
  • Edge: Reeded (milled)
  • Composition: 99.9% Silver
  • Years of minting:
    • 1986–present (bullion)
    • 1986–2008, 2010–present (proof)
    • 2006–2008, 2011–present (uncirculated)
  • Mints: Philadelphia , San Francisco and West Point.
Silver Eagle Bullion Reverse Silver Eagle San Francisco Reverse Silver Eagle West Point Reverse Silver Eagle Unc Reverse
Bullion Reverse San Francisco Reverse West Point Reverse Burnished/UNC Reverse
Note that Bullion Silver Eagle coins do not have mintmarks.
Which Mint: US Mint
The United States Mint is part of the Department of the Treasury and is responsible for producing coinage for the United States. It has four coin-producing facilities in current use:

  • Philadelphia Mint, the largest facility. It was founded in 1792. It has a mint mark of 'P' although the early coins minted there do not carry a mint mark. The 'P' was added to most coins after 1980.
  • Denver Mint, Colorado. The mint started in 1906. The mint mark is 'D'.
  • San Francisco Mint Facility of the US Mint was created in 1854 to cater for the California Gold Rush. The current Mint buildings have been used since 1937. Mint mark is 'S'.
  • West Point Mint Facility, New York. Founded in 1792.  Mintmark is 'W'.
In the past the US Mint has also used Carson City ('CC') and New Orleans ('O').
Country of Origin: United States of America
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a constitutional federal republic composed of 50 states. It's currency is the Dollar (USD $1) and that is equivalent to 100 cents.

The United States mints many famous coins in gold, silver and lesser metals. The USA has several Mints, such as Philadelphia, San Francisco, West Point (NY) and Denver.
If you don't see a coin in the list below try the American Silver Eagles page on eBay UK

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2012 (W) $1 AMERICAN SILVER EAGLE NGC MS70 FR STRUCK AT WEST POINT MINT LABEL
2012 (W) $1 AMERICAN SILVER EAGLE NGC MS70 FR STRUCK AT WEST POINT MINT LABEL
£ 56.92
American Silver Eagle 1oz Silver Bullion Coin 2012
American Silver Eagle 1oz Silver Bullion Coin 2012
£ 29.45
New 2012 American Silver Eagle 1oz Early Releases NGC MS70 Graded Slab Coin
New 2012 American Silver Eagle 1oz Early Releases NGC MS70 Graded Slab Coin
£ 109.99
New 2012 American Silver Eagle 1oz Uncirculated Coin with Display Box & COA
New 2012 American Silver Eagle 1oz Uncirculated Coin with Display Box & COA
£ 99.99
1oz .999 Silver American Eagle Coin 2012
1oz .999 Silver American Eagle Coin 2012
£ 29.99
2012 W BURNISHED American Silver Eagle Coin NGC MS70 Black Slab - "W" Mint Mark!
2012 W BURNISHED American Silver Eagle Coin NGC MS70 Black Slab - "W" Mint Mark!
£ 96.83
2012 $1 AMERICAN SILVER EAGLE NGC MS69 FIRST RELEASES BALD EAGLE LABEL
2012 $1 AMERICAN SILVER EAGLE NGC MS69 FIRST RELEASES BALD EAGLE LABEL
£ 39.83
2012 $1 AMERICAN SILVER EAGLE NGC MS69 JOHN BOEHNER HAND SIGNED FLAG LABEL
2012 $1 AMERICAN SILVER EAGLE NGC MS69 JOHN BOEHNER HAND SIGNED FLAG LABEL
£ 44.71

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