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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2003 and 2004 25 PLATINUM EAGLE 1 4 OZ COIN 9995 pcgs MS 69
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TOP GRADED NINE 25 COIN SET PLATINUM EAGLE PCGS PR70 NGC PF70 KEY YEARS LQQK
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2006 10 Platinum Eagle NGC MS70 Rev Tyes Coin Stache 3081220
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2007 3 coin platinum and gold and silver eagle pcgs Set MS 70 Pcgs Firt strike
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1997 American Eagle 100 1 Ounce Proof Platinum Coin
1997 American Eagle 100 1 Ounce Proof Platinum Coin
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2003 50 PLATINUM EAGLE 1 2 OZ COIN 9995 PCGS MS69
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2003 PLATINUM EAGLE 10 25 50 PCGS MS70 100 MS69 4 COIN SET
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2001  US American Eagle 9995 Platinum 1 10 oz 10 coin
2001 US American Eagle 9995 Platinum 1 10 oz 10 coin
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2016 American Eagle 100 Platinum Proof 1 oz Coin with Original Box
2016 American Eagle 100 Platinum Proof 1 oz Coin with Original Box
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2002 2003 2004 2008 2005 FIRST STRIKE PLATINUM EAGLE PCGS MS70 25 5 COIN SET
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Canada 2014 5 Bald Eagle Platinum Coin
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2004 NGC MS70 10 EAGLE PLATINUM LIBERTY COIN
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