The American Platinum Eagle was originally minted in 1997 and continued until 2008, and then again in 2014, and finally 2016 through the present day. All Platinum Eagles contain 99.95% pure platinum. The obverse was designed by John Mercanti and was a very detailed portrait of Lady Liberty looking to the future. The reverse contained an eagle soaring through the American Skies as the sun rises behind it. The reverse of the Platinum Eagle was designed by Thomas D. Rogers. The design was changed in 2018, it became a and detailed eagle flying holding an olive branch. Proof versions of the the Platinum Eagle have different reverse designs each year.
Platinum Eagle Values
There are multiple kinds of American Platinum Eagles. Their face values range from $10, $25, $50, to $100, those number correlate with the weight of them, the weights are 1/10, ¼, ½, and 1 ounce. There are also different mintage types such as poof, burnished, mint state, and reverse proof. Platinum Eagles can range from a couple hundred dollars to tens of thousands of dollars. Coins such as the 1997 $100 Platinum Eagle in perfect grade 70 can run almost $20,000.
Where to get Platinum Eagles
You can get your American Platinum Eagle from Bullion Shark. We carry all different types, grades, and years. Check out our huge selection online or call us at 516-739-5822 to ask us about a specific coin you don't see on the website.