American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coin

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General Coin Information

The American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coin is made from the the world's rarest precious metal, platinum. Available in one ounce, one-half ounce, one-quarter ounce and one-tenth ounce sizes, they carry a face value of $100, $50, $25 and $10 respectively.

Of course, these values are only for symbolic and legal tender purposes, but the fact that the one ounce coin shows a monetary worth of $100 (the highest of any coin ever from the US) signifies a much greater assessment. Usually the value of a coin is determined from its limited mintage, rarity, condition and age. However, in the case of these investment bullion coins, the true value is generally based on the market price of the amount of platinum each coin contains.

Guaranteed by the US Government for content, weight and .9995 purity, these coins are sought after by those wanting to invest in precious metals. Their price is determined by the platinum content, to which a small premium is added to absorb minting, distribution and marketing costs.

In 2009, the US Mint cancelled the production of the bullion Platinum Eagles and only struck the related Proof Platinum Eagle. As of 2011, the bullion Eagles have yet to make a return.

Obverse Design

"Portrait of Liberty" designed by John Mercanti symbolizes Lady Liberty looking toward future on the obverse of the Platinum Bullion coin. The year, "LIBERTY", "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "IN GOD WE TRUST" are shown as well.

Reverse Design

Designed by Thomas D. Rogers, the reverse features an eagle, soaring above America with the sun in the background. "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA", "1 OZ.", "$100" and ".9995 PLATINUM" are also visible.

American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coin Specifications


Mint: United States Mint
Mintmark: None
Finish/Condition: BU
Metal Content: .9995 Fine Platinum
Weight: 31.12 g, 15.56 g, 7.78 g, 3.112 g
Diameter: 32.7 mm, 27 mm, 22 mm, 16.5 mm
Thickness: 2.39 mm, 1.75 mm, 1.32 mm, 0.95 mm
Edge: Reeded
Mintage Limit: Determined by demand
Face Value: $100, $50, $25, $10
Obverse Designer: John Mercanti
Reverse Designer: Thomas D. Rogers

American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coin Auctions




5 Coin Capsule Display Stand For 1 2oz 50 Platinum Eagle 10 Gold 1838 1933
5 Coin Capsule Display Stand For 1 2oz 50 Platinum Eagle 10 Gold 1838 1933
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2017 American 1 oz 9995 Platinum Eagle Round Bullion USA Made BU Coin
2017 American 1 oz 9995 Platinum Eagle Round Bullion USA Made BU Coin
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2000 American Eagle Platinum Proof 50 1 2 ounce coin BOX ONLY NO COIN
2000 American Eagle Platinum Proof 50 1 2 ounce coin BOX ONLY NO COIN
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2007 American Eagle 10th Anniversary Platinum Coin Set BOX ONLY
2007 American Eagle 10th Anniversary Platinum Coin Set BOX ONLY
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10 Lighthouse Coin Slabs Holders Capsule Everslab 27mm US Gold  Platinum Eagle
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2007 American Eagle 1 10 oz Platinum Coin MS70 early release
2007 American Eagle 1 10 oz Platinum Coin MS70 early release
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1997 100 PLATINUM EAGLE COIN PROOF
1997 100 PLATINUM EAGLE COIN PROOF
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FIRST YEAR OF ISSUE 1997 Platinum 1oz Proof 100 Eagle Coin PCGS PR69
FIRST YEAR OF ISSUE 1997 Platinum 1oz Proof 100 Eagle Coin PCGS PR69
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2004 10 American Eagle 9995 Platinum Coin NGC MS69 Certification 1790586 187
2004 10 American Eagle 9995 Platinum Coin NGC MS69 Certification 1790586 187
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2003 10 Platinum Eagle Coin 1 10 Oz NGC MS70 POP 716 NGC PRICE GUIDE 575
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Platinum and Silver Highlighted American Eagle dollar coin
Platinum and Silver Highlighted American Eagle dollar coin
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2000 Platinum and Gold Eagle dollar coin
2000 Platinum and Gold Eagle dollar coin
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