Why add this 2012 W PCGS MS70 FS coin to your collection?
The U.S. Mint’s American Silver Eagle has been a popular choice of collectors and investors since their introduction in 1986.
Struck from 1 troy oz. of .999 Fine Silver by the United States Mint
PCGS has graded this coin: MS70
Obverse – Iconic design of Lady Liberty by Adolph A. Weinman. Who is also accredited with the design of the 1907 American Institute of Architects Medal. As well as the 1916 Mercury Dime. Inscriptions include: “LIBERTY”, ‘IN GOD WE TRUST’, and “2012”
Reverse – From 1986 – 2021 the design on the reverse side of the American Silver Eagle portrays U.S. Mint Chief Engraver, John Mercanti’s portrayal of a heraldic eagle grasping an olive branch and arrows. Inscribed with “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”, “1 OZ. FINE SILVER”, “ONE DOLLAR”, “E PLURIBUS UNUM”, and some even include a Mint Mark.
“S” for San Francisco. “P” for Philadelphia. “W” for West Point.
|Specifications for this 2012 W PCGS MS70 FS SE12|
|Year of Issue:||2012|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1032 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Walking Liberty|
|Reverse Design:||Heraldic eagle with shield and thirteen five-pointed stars|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||John M. Mercanti|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Adolph A. Weinman|
SE12 2012 W PCGS MS70 FS
Official Silver Coin of the United States
The Liberty Coin Act of 1985 made the American Silver Eagle the official silver coin of the United States.
By November of 1986 bullion and proof versions alike were available for sale directly from the United States Mint.
The American Silver Eagle Coins have a face value of $1 (USD). Which is backed by the federal government.
Since 1986 they have been issued with the date marks on the obverse side of the coin. Consisting of 1 Troy oz. of Silver at a .999 Silver purity. However, this year, 2021, marks the year for changes! Later this year, the reverse will receive a makeover. Until then, the 35-year design remains.
This 2012 W PCGS MS70 FS coin graded by PCGS received a grade of MS70 because:
Mint State: Denotes a Coin that has never been in circulation. Fully struck and lustrous, free of visual marks. The PCGS 70 grading standard does allow for “as minted” defects, as long as those flaws are minor and do not impact the eye appeal of the coin.
**All Slabbed Items are sold in “Used” condition. Slabs may or may not show signs of wear. Including scratches, scruffs, stickers, sticker residue, etc.