The 2012 silver eagles have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.
Type: American Silver Eagle
Face Value: $1.00
Composition: 99.9% silver
Total Weight: 1 troy oz.
Current Silver Bullion Value: $23.00
The US minted the 2012 silver eagle with no mint mark and also the 2012 W burnished silver eagle, 2012 W proof silver eagle, 2012 S proof silver eagle, and the 2012 S reverse proof silver eagle. The mint mark, when present, can be found on the reverse side of the coin.
The burnished silver eagles have a unique look to them. Burnished coins have a matte-like finish and they appear less shiny.
Proof coins are essentially coins that have more detail. They are minted on special planchets and it takes longer to produce them. Each proof coin originally comes in a US Mint issued velvet box and a certificate of authorization (COA).
The reverse proof silver eagles are special edition coins that were minted for the 75th anniversary of the San Francisco Mint. These 2012 S reverse proof silver eagles were only sold as part of a two-coin set that also included the 2012 S proof silver eagle. Each reverse proof coin has a brilliant mirror-like appearance.
|2012||West Point and San Francisco||33,121,500|
|2012 W, Burnished||West Point||226,120|
|2012 W Proof||West Point||869,386|
|2012 S Proof||San Francisco||285,184|
|2012 S Reverse Proof||San Francisco||224,981|
This coin, regardless of condition, is worth at least its weight in silver. The current spot price of silver is $23.00 per ounce as of December 08, 2023. Therefore $23.00 is the current melt value of this coin.
The 2012 silver eagle with no mint mark is worth around $45 in uncirculated condition.
The 2012 W burnished silver eagle is worth around $70 in uncirculated condition.
The 2012 W proof silver eagle is worth around $90 in proof condition.
The 2012 S proof silver eagle is worth around $95 in proof condition.
The 2012 S reverse proof silver eagle is worth around $125 in proof condition.
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