American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coin

American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coin - click on image to enlarge
American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coin - click on image to enlarge

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

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2008 10 PLATINUM EAGLE COIN BULLION 1 10ozNGC MS 70
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2015 Pt100 1 oz PLATINUM Proof Australian Wedge Tailed Eagle Coin John Mercanti
2015 Pt100 1 oz PLATINUM Proof Australian Wedge Tailed Eagle Coin John Mercanti
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United States 2007 American Eagle 10th Anniversary 2 Coin Platinum Proof Set
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10th Anniversary American Eagle Platinum Coin Set
10th Anniversary American Eagle Platinum Coin Set
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2007 10th Anniversary Platinum American Eagle Coin Set OGP No Coins
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250 27mm Air Tite Airtite Coin Capsules for 1 2oz Gold or Platinum Eagle H27
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20 32mm Air Tite Air Tite Coin Capsules for 1oz Gold or Platinum Eagle H32
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2002 2003 2008  2005 FIRST STRIKE PLATINUM EAGLE PCGS MS70 25 4 COIN SET
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2000 American Eagle Ten Dollar Platinum Coin Platinum 1 10oz 9995
2000 American Eagle Ten Dollar Platinum Coin Platinum 1 10oz 9995
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2005 4 coin Platinum Eagle Set Ms 70 NGC
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2005 25 STATUE LIBERTY PLATINUM EAGLE 1 4 Oz NGC MS70 MS 70 SCARCE COIN
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