2012 (S) Silver American Eagle MS-70 PCGS (First Strike)

2012 (S) Silver American Eagle MS-70 PCGS (First Strike)

Get an amazing price on these perfectly graded First Strike 2012 Silver Eagles struck at the San Francisco Mint. These flawless coins feature bold, exceptional surfaces. You cannot beat this price. Get yours while supplies last.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
  • Certified a perfect Mint State-70 by PCGS guaranteeing the condition and authenticity of the coin.
  • The First Strike designation guarantees that each of these coins was struck by the San Francisco Mint within the first 30 days of production in 2012.
  • Obverse: Adolph A. Weinman’s design showing Lady Liberty draped in an American flag, walking gracefully as the sun rises over a ridge.
  • Reverse: A heraldic eagle is shown below 13 small stars, representing the original colonies.
  • Sovereign coin backed by the U.S. government.

Protect and display your Silver Eagle in style by adding an attractive display or gift box to your order.

In addition to the classic design, this coin comes with the added appeal of being graded a Perfect 70 First Strike by PCGS, one of the top coin grading services, ensuring the coin is in top condition when leaving the U.S. Mint. Add this certified 2012 San Francisco Silver American Eagle to your cart today!

First released November 24, 1986, the 1 oz Silver American Eagle has become the most popular Silver bullion coin not only in the United States, but in the entire world. In fact, this Silver coin is so highly sought after that in 2014 and 2015 the U.S. Mint could not match its level of production to consumer demand. In 2013, after a historic drop in Silver prices, demand increased so much that the U.S. Mint had to ration the sale of Silver coins for 18 months.

The driving force behind the creation of the Silver American Eagle was the government’s desire to sell off some of the Silver from the Defense National Stockpile. Although states with heavy mining interests and some legislators opposed the sale of the Silver, in 1985, the Senate agreed to permit the sale of Silver after an amendment was made to the bill permitting such action. Later in 2002, after it became apparent the stockpile of Silver would be depleted, an additional bill was passed that would allow the government to purchase Silver on the open market once it became necessary.

The design of this Silver bullion coin is steeped in American heritage and tradition. On the obverse of the coin is Adolph A. Weinman’s “Walking Liberty” design which was originally used on the Walking Liberty Half Dollar from 1916 to 1947. This iconic design was a public favorite and thus it was reinstituted years later on the 1 oz Silver American Eagle. The reverse features a heraldic eagle holding an olive branch in one talon and arrows in the other with a shield on its chest. In the beak of the bird is a banner that reads “E Pluribus Unum” and above the eagle are 13 five-pointed stars representing the original 13 colonies. This image mirrors the Great Seal of the United States.

These Silver bullion coins do not have mintmarks, as opposed to the Proof and Burnished versions, which do include a mintmark. From 1986 to 1998, they were manufactured at the San Francisco Mint. From 1999 to 2000, production was moved to the Philadelphia Mint. Since 2001, the 1 oz Silver American Eagle has been produced at the West Point Mint in New York, which has been referred to as the “Fort Knox of Silver.” Starting in 2011, due to the coin’s massive popularity, the San Francisco Mint again began minting coins to supplement the output from the West Point Mint.
Customer Reviews of 2012 (S) Silver American Eagle MS-70 PCGS (First Strike)
2012 (S) Silver American Eagle MS-70 PCGS (First Strike)
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Exceptional eagle

By  William

from Pittsburgh,PA

5.0

Very beautifully done coin. And APMEX made my purchase,from beginning to me, absolutely A+ service

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand

good coin

By  M&P

from FL

5.0

THANKS APMEX FOR STOCKING PCGS MS & PF 70 COINS at reasonable prices & good service keep me coming back

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand

Great Coin!

By  noble123

from Fayetteville, NC

5.0

Top quality coin at a very reasonable price. Very helpful on the phone on answering my questions! Recommend buying whatever you're looking for from APMEX. Excellent Company!

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand

Nice coin from SF mint

By  irishbugger

from Omaha, NE

5.0

Collectible and more scarce since from SF Mint

Pros

  • Mint Condition
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Easy to Sell
  • Recognized Brand

First Strike San Francisco Mint......

By  Midnight Rider

from Texas

5.0

PCGS-70 and from the San Francisco Mint, how can you beat that? These are not only beautiful coins but will gain in value over the years.

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Recognized Brand
  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Mint Condition

Beautiful Coin

By  Tab

from Ohio

5.0

We enjoy all the Silver Eagle coins we have purchased from AMPEX.

Pros

  • Excellent Coin
  • Mint Condition
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)

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