About the American Eagle 1 oz Silver Coin 2012
By StoneX Bullion
American Eagle 1 oz Silver Coin 2012 Characteristics
This representative coin, the American silver Eagle, for the world of collectors and investors, a great investment mean, and part of the American culture, was firstly introduced in 1986, and the American Eagle 1oz silver coin 2012 is the latest edition from this series, being available on our website. The American Eagle silver coins are issued by the Philadelphia Mint, the San Francisco Mint, and the West Point Mint.
The only denomination in which the American Eagle 1oz silver coin 2012 is available is the one troy ounce one, the equivalent of 31.10 grams, in an alternative measuring system. Among other silver bullion coins, it has a purity of 99.90% and to the alloy a small amount of copper is added in order to make it easier to be preserved over time.
As it is since 1986, the diameter of the American Eagle 1 oz silver coin 2012 measures 40.6 mm or 1.598 inches and has a thickness of 2.98 mm, 0.1193 inches.
American Eagle 1 oz Silver Coin 2012 Inspired Design
Since the design for the American Eagle 1oz silver coin 2012 was inspired from the design originally engraved on the Walking Liberty Half Dollar coin, it cannot be said that it is an original one but that does not make it less beautiful.
The obverse of the American Eagle 1 oz silver coin 2012 imposes the image of Walking Liberty, designed by Adolph A. Weinman. It is a legendary and iconic image suitable for a popular investment. LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST, and the issuing year 2012 are inscribed on the head side.
The reverse of the American Eagle 1oz silver coin 2012 depicts a heraldic eagle holding a shield and keeping in this talons an olive branch and arrows and in his beak is placed a banner on which it can be read the inscription E PLURIBUS UNUM. It has engraved above thirteen stars representing the Thirteen Colonies. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1 OZ. FINE SILVER 1 DOLLAR are the other inscriptions completing the legend.
American Eagle 1oz Silver Coin 2012 Investment
The face value of the American Eagle 1oz silver coin 2012 may be 1 Dollar however the price at which this incredibly popular bullion coin is traded exceeds by far the denomination associated to it by the American government.
And this value increases as the price of silver positively evolves because the price for the American Eagle 1oz silver coin 2012 is established this way: to the silver price is added a small premium. So, as it can be seen, one component that decisively establishes the value of this official bullion American coin is the price for silver, which is a fluctuating one.
The American Eagle 1oz silver coin 2012 is available in large mintage, which increased as demand for this American coins became higher. The consequence of the popularity enjoyed by this particular bullion coin is its high liquidity.
One alternative way presented to the investors in precious metals and to individuals in general is to use the American Eagle 1oz silver coin 2012 for funding their Individual Retirement Accounts.