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Buying Certified American Platinum Eagles
First produced by the U.S. Mint in 1997, American Platinum Eagles are among the most popular platinum bullion coin in the world. The 2017 issue marks the 20th anniversary of the this important issue.
American Platinum Eagle are legal tender and have the highest face value ($100) of any U.S. coin ever minted. A truly beautiful design, the obverse features the "Portrait of Liberty" by John Mercanti. The reverse shows the majestic "Soaring Bald Eagle" by Thomas D. Rogers, Sr. They are the only platinum bullion coins backed by the U.S. government for weight and metal content.
Low mintage, great value
During the first few years of production, mintage totals for Platinum Eagles were relatively large, as you can see in the mintage chart below. But since 2000, mintages have been remarkably low, ranging from 4,700 to 20,800 per year. And in six of the past eight years, no Platinum Eagles were made at all!
Mintage for 2017 is projected to be 20,000 to 30,000 pieces--total for all coins. Of this already small number, a tiny fraction will be certified as MS70 First Strike coins. Because of this minscule production, premiums can rise substantially in the secondary market as time passes. The potential for a strong collector premium is very high with these coins.
U.S. Platinum Eagles are eligible for IRAs.
Benefits of American Platinum Eagles MS-70, PCGS First StrikesBest of the best -- Mint State 70 is the highest Mint State grade, and "First Strikes" are among the first coins struck on new, polished dies. Certified for authenticity and grade by PCGS, one of the most respected certification companies in the world. Platinum content guaranteed by the U.S. -- American Platinum Eagles are the only platinum bullion coins guaranteed as to weight and platinum content by the U.S. government. Highest quality platinum -- Each one-ounce Platinum American Eagle is minted in 99.95% fine platinum and weighs 1.0005 troy ounces. Private and non-reportable -- American Platinum Eagles are non-reportable the IRS by brokers. They offer complete financial privacy and the security.