Platinum Ounce - American Eagle, Coin Type from United States - detailed information

Platinum Ounce - American Eagle, Coin Type from United States (issued 1997 - )
Coin TypePlatinum Ounce - American Eagle

The American Platinum Eagle is the official platinum bullion coin of the United States. The coins were initially released by the United States Mint in several sizes and denominations, but in late 2008 the fractional denominations were discontinued, leaving only the one ounce. The Platinum Eagle is authorised by the United States Congress, and is backed by the United States Mint for weight, content, and purity. The Platinum Ounce is denominated with a face value of $100, but the intrinsic value of the metal is significantly higher.

The proof American Platinum Eagles are unique in the fact that they are the only U.S. bullion coins that have a yearly alternating design. Bullion versions are minted with the same design every year. While minted, the uncirculated Platinum Eagles matched the proof designs and were struck on burnished coin blanks with a "W" mint mark signifying West Point, further distinguishing them from the bullion versions.

Obverse
United States / Platinum Ounce - American Eagle - obverse photo

Within a plain rim, the obverse of the coin shows the close-up bust of the Statue of Liberty. Around above in large letters, the word LIBERTY is partly obscured by the rays of Liberty's diadem.

In the right field, the date of issue: [year]. On three lines below that, the national motto IN GOD WE TRUST.

The designer's monogram JM, for John M. Mercanti, is above Liberty's shoulder on the left.

Around below left, the motto E PLURIBUS UNUM; translated from Latin, it means "Out of many, one" and signifies unity in diversity.

Obverse Inscription LIBERTY [year] IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Reverse
United States / Platinum Ounce - American Eagle - reverse photo

The reverse design depicts an American eagle with outstretched wings soaring in the sky; behind, a sunrise, with the Sun's rays radiating behind the eagle.

On two lines above, the inscription UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

On three lines in the right field, the precious metal content: .9995 PLATINUM 1 oz. (one troy ounce of 99.95% platinum).

In the exergue, the face value $100 (one hundred U.S. dollars).

In small letters near the rim around below right, the designer's initials TDR (for Thomas D. Rogers).

Reverse Inscription UNITED STATES OF AMERICA .9995 PLATINUM 1 oz. $100
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Coin Type: Platinum Ounce - American Eagle - (44) Coins
Coin NameMintageLegend
Platinum Ounce 1997 American Eagle 76,851 LIBERTY 1997 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 1998 American Eagle, Bullion 133,002 LIBERTY 1998 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 1998 American Eagle, Proof 14,912 LIBERTY 1998 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 1999 American Eagle, Bullion 56,707 LIBERTY 1999 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 1999 American Eagle, Proof 12,363 LIBERTY 1999 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2000 American Eagle, Bullion 10,003 LIBERTY 2000 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2000 American Eagle, Proof 12,453 LIBERTY 2000 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2001 American Eagle, Bullion 14,070 LIBERTY 2001 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2001 American Eagle, Proof 8,969 LIBERTY 2001 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2002 American Eagle, Bullion 11,502 LIBERTY 2002 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2002 American Eagle, Proof 9,834 LIBERTY 2002 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2003 American Eagle, Bullion 8,007 LIBERTY 2003 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2003 American Eagle, Proof 8,246 LIBERTY 2003 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2004 American Eagle, Bullion 7,009 LIBERTY 2004 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2004 American Eagle, Proof 6,007 LIBERTY 2004 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2005 American Eagle, Bullion 6,310 LIBERTY 2005 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2005 American Eagle, Proof 6,602 LIBERTY 2005 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2006 American Eagle, Bullion 6,000 LIBERTY 2006 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2006 American Eagle, Proof 12,220 LIBERTY 2006 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2007 American Eagle, Bullion 7,202 LIBERTY 2007 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2007 American Eagle, Proof 12,540 LIBERTY 2007 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2008 American Eagle, Bullion 21,800 LIBERTY 2008 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2008 American Eagle, Proof 7,645 LIBERTY 2008 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2009 American Eagle, Proof 7,945 LIBERTY 2009 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2010 American Eagle, Proof 9,871 LIBERTY 2010 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2011 American Eagle, Proof 14,790 LIBERTY 2011 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2012 American Eagle, Proof 9,081 LIBERTY 2012 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2013 American Eagle, Proof 5,763 LIBERTY 2013 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2014 American Eagle, Bullion 16,900 LIBERTY 2014 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2014 American Eagle, Proof 4,596 LIBERTY 2014 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2015 American Eagle, Proof 3,954 LIBERTY 2015 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2016 American Eagle, Bullion 20,000 LIBERTY 2016 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2016 American Eagle, Proof 9,810 LIBERTY 2016 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2017 American Eagle 29,226 LIBERTY 2017 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2018 American Eagle, Bullion 30,000 LIBERTY 2018 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2018 American Eagle, Proof 14,635 E PLURIBUS UNUM Life IN GOD WE TRUST 2018 LIBERTY
Platinum Ounce 2019 American Eagle, Bullion 40,000 LIBERTY 2019 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2019 American Eagle, Proof 11,268 E PLURIBUS UNUM Liberty IN GOD WE TRUST 2019
Platinum Ounce 2020 American Eagle, Bullion 56,500 LIBERTY 2020 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2020 American Eagle, Proof 8,905 E PLURIBUS UNUM IN GOD WE TRUST Happiness 2020 LIBERTY
Platinum Ounce 2021 American Eagle, Bullion 75,000 LIBERTY 2021 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2021 American Eagle, Proof 9,540 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM LIBERTY 2021
Platinum Ounce 2022 American Eagle, Bullion unknown LIBERTY 2022 IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM
Platinum Ounce 2022 American Eagle, Proof unknown IN GOD WE TRUST E PLURIBUS UNUM LIBERTY 2022
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Platinum Ounce - American Eagle: Details
CountryUnited States
CurrencyUS Dollar
From1997
Face Value100 (x Dollar)
CurrentYes
Material0.9995 Platinum
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationCoin Alignment (Axis 6)
Size32.7000 mm
Thickness2.3900 mm
Mass31.1200 g