American Platinum Eagle Coin Specifications

The tables below include the coin specification and composition information for the American Platinum Eagle. The series was introduced in 1997, with both bullion and collector coins available. For most years of the series, the coins have been available in four different sizes.

The one ounce coins have a face value of $100, the half ounce coins have a face value of $50, the quarter ounce coins have a face value of $25, and the tenth ounce coins have a face value of $10. The one ounce coin contains the highest legal tender face value ever used on a United States coin.

The separate specifications for Platinum Eagles below, include the diameter, weight, thickness, and platinum content for each size coin.

1 oz. American Platinum Eagle Coin Specifications


1 oz Platinum Eagle
Year:
1997-Present
Diameter:
1.287 inches (32.70 mm)
Thickness:
0.094 inches (2.39 mm)
Weight:
1.0005 troy oz. (31.120 grams)
Platinum Content:
1.000 troy oz.
Face Value:
$100


1/2 oz. American Platinum Eagle Coin Specifications


1/2 oz Platinum Eagle
Year:
1997-Present
Diameter:
1.063 inches (27.00 mm)
Thickness:
0.069 inches (1.75 mm)
Weight:
0.5003 troy oz. (15.560 grams)
Platinum Content:
0.5000 troy oz.
Face Value:
$50


1/4 oz. American Platinum Eagle Coin Specifications


1/4 oz. Platinum Eagle
Year:
1997-Present
Diameter:
0.866 inches (22.0 mm)
Thickness:
0.052 inches (1.32 mm)
Weight:
0.2501 troy oz. (7.780 grams)
Platinum Content:
0.2500 troy oz.
Face Value:
$25


1/10 oz. American Platinum Eagle Coin Specifications


1/10 oz. Platinum Eagle
Year:
1997-Present
Diameter:
0.650 inches (16.50 mm)
Thickness:
0.037 inches (0.95 mm)
Weight:
0.1001 troy oz. (3.112 grams)
Platinum Content:
0.1000 troy oz.
Face Value:
$10