2012 S 2-PC SAN FRANCISCO MINT SET PR70/RP70

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Price: $550.00
Item Number: NK13241
2012 S 2-PC SAN FRANCISCO MINT SET PR70/RP70 
 
These  2012 American Eagle San Francisco Mint Two Coin Silver Proof Sets were issued in part to celebrate the third San Francisco Mint that opened in 1937, replacing the beloved “Granite Lady in operation since 1874. That facility was famous for withstanding the devastating earthquake of 1906, and the new San Francisco mint on Duboco Street had to be set up to the same task. Built at a cost of $1 million, the California branch mint resembled a fortress..
 
These two coin sets included a Proof and Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle bot coins were struck at the San Francisco Mint and carry the S mintmark. The 2012 S Reverse proof coin is the only Silver Eagle with that finish struck at the California Branch mint
 
First day sales of these sets totaled 85,000 sets with a final mintage of 224,981 sets. This set is featured in the book “Modern Coin Rarities 1986-2016”.