2012 1 oz Silver American Eagle Burnished MS70 Coin

Pricing:

QUANTITY E-CHECK/WIRE CREDIT CARD
Any $206.00 $214.59
Availability: Accepting Orders
Authenticity Guaranteed
Get Our Free Gold and Silver Investors Guide

Get Our Free
Gold & Silver
Investor's
Guide

Description:

Coin Highlights:

  • 2012 Silver American Eagle Burnished MS70 Coin
  • Graded in Perfect MS70 by NGC
  • Hand-signed label by Ed Moy, 38th U.S. Mint Director

In 2006, the U.S. Mint released new “uncirculated” or “burnished” Gold, Silver, and Platinum American eagles. Struck on specially burnished blanks, the American Eagle Uncirculated Coins feature a finish similar to their bullion counterparts but carry the “W” mint mark reflecting their striking at the United States Mint at West Point. The American Eagle Gold and Silver Uncirculated Coins bear the same designs as their bullion and proof counterparts.

For three years, the U.S. Mint released the Burnished Silver Eagles coins before canceling production of the coins in 2009 and 2010 as it diverted available blanks to the production of the bullion Silver Eagles which it was required by law at the time to strike to meet demand. In 2011, the Burnished production resumed and has been struck annually ever since.

What does Burnished mean? Burnish is a process of manufacturing. The U.S. Mint rolls silver planchettes (raw silver discs) in a drum filled with millions of tiny balls only 6mm. This process makes the coin smooth and removes imperfections. The coins come out with a stunning, matte-like finish.

Specifications:

More Information
Finish Burnished
Product Type Coin
Coin Series Eagle
Purity .999
Mint/Refinery U.S. Mint
Mint Mark W - West Point
Metal Type Silver
Face Value $1
Grade MS70
Coin Type Certified
Modern or Historical Modern
Grade Service NGC
Year 2012
Metal Weight 1 troy oz
Label Signature Ed Moy

Latest Blog Posts

The Wilma Mankiller Quarter
The Wilma Mankiller Quarter
Discover the Wilma Mankiller quarter—a blend of history and value. Explore the legacy of a remarkable leader in American history...
Read more
April 12, 2024
4489 view(s)
Posted in: Investing History
Does Homeowners' Insurance Cover Gold And Silver?
Does Homeowners' Insurance Cover Gold & Silver?
Does homeowners' insurance cover gold and silver? Explore our guide to understand the coverage limitations and options available for precious...
Read more
April 11, 2024
123 view(s)
What Is A Burnished Coin? | Understanding Burnished Coins
What Is A Burnished Coin? | Understand The Burnished Coin Finish
As an investor, you may have heard about burnished coins but not know what they are. Learn about burnished coins and how they affect your...
Read more
April 10, 2024
248 view(s)
Questions to Ask Yourself About Precious Metals
Questions to Ask Yourself About Precious Metals
Do you want to invest in an asset that goes up while the dollar rises, and even more when the dollar falls?  If your answer is yes, then you need...
Read more
April 5, 2024
224 view(s)
Posted in: Investing Gold