- Year: 2012
- Mint Mark: S
- Coin: Hawaii Volcanoes
- Type: Quarter Dollar
- Price: 55 cents-$3.50+
- Face Value: 0.25 USD
- Produced: 1,400,000
- Edge: Reeded
The 2012 Hawai'i S Volcanoes National Park Quarters (standard issue for circulation) are the second most widely produced of the America the Beautiful Quarters for the year 2012. Despite this fact their value holds due to the popularity of the State that is Hawaii.
Just 1.4 million S coins were released into general circulation. These coins are not special strikes, or even proofs.
The Obverse has the standard George Washington bust, while the reverse is original to this coin. The reverse contains the words HAWAI'I Volcanoes, Hawaii, E Pluribus Unum, and the year 2012. A volcano erupting lava into the air is front and center.
What volcano is on the quarter?
The reverse is a near copy of the Kilauea volcano eruption from 1983. A photo taken by
There are several specific variations to be aware of with these coins, they are.
- 2012 P Standard Issue
- 2012 P 5oz Silver Bullion 99.9% pure
- 2012 D Standard Issue
- 2012 S Standard Issue (rare)
- 2012 S Non-Silver Proof Issue
- 2012 S 90% Silver Proof Issue
All in all there are 6 known variations with some errors known to exist as well.
How much is a 2012 S Hawaii Volcanoes Quarter (Non Proof) worth?
This section is more of a layman's guide, for those new to collecting.
In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around 55 cents, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $8 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say Average Circulated, we mean in a similar condition to other coins circulated in 2012, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].
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