Platinum Eagle Coins Site Map

  • 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.
  • Image Gallery
    Images of the American Platinum Eagle Coin, including each year's different reverse design for the proof version of the coin.

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  • 2016 Platinum Eagle
    The 2016 American Platinum Eagle was offered by the United States Mint in both bullion and collectible proof format. The bullion version featured the Statue of Liberty obverse design with the soaring eagle reverse design. The proof version featured the sa
  • 2015 Platinum Eagle
    The 2015 Platinum Eagle represented the first coin in a two-year series featuring representations of the nation's core values of liberty and freedom. The reverse design for the coin by Joel Iskowitz features a depiction of Lady Liberty and and American ba
  • 2014 Platinum Eagle
    In 2014, the United States Mint resumed offering the American Platinum Eagle in bullion format after a five year gap. The 2014 Platinum Eagle bullion coins featured the same classic portrait of Liberty on the obverse paired with the soaring bald eagle des
  • 2013 Platinum Eagle
    The six year "Preamble" design series continued with the 2013 Proof Platinum Eagle. The design represented the concept "To Promote the General Welfare" as the fifth of six principals of American democracy.
  • 2012 Platinum Eagle
    The five year design series highlighting the core concepts of American democracy continued with the 2012 Platinum Eagle. This year the design featured the theme "For the Common Defence" with the depiction of a Continental Minuteman holding a rifle and boo
  • 2011 Platinum Eagle
    The United States Mint offered the 2011 Platinum Eagle as a one ounce proof coin only. For the third year in a row, the bullion versions of the coin were not minted or issued.
  • 2010 Platinum Eagle
    The 2010 Proof Platinum Eagle was offered only in one ounce proof version. The reverse design continued the series representing the core concepts of American democracy. The image of a blind justice with scale represented "To Establish Justice".
  • 2009 Platinum Eagle
    The United States Mint only offered a single 2009 Platinum Eagle. The bullion versions were delayed and later canceled, as the collectible versions were reduced to only the one ounce proof coin.
  • 2008 Platinum Eagle
    The 2008 Platinum Eagle was available from the United States Mint in bullion and collector versions. The collectible proof and uncirculated coins carry some of the lowest mintages for the entire series.
  • 2007 Platinum Eagle
    The 2007 Platinum Eagle was available from the United States Mint in bullion format or collectible proof and uncirculated coins. The collector versions featured the second reverse design in a series featuring the foundations of American democracy.
  • 2006 Platinum Eagle
    The United States Mint began a new design series for the collectible 2006 Platinum Eagle coins. The foundations of American democracy were featured with designs for each of the three branches of government.
  • 2005 Platinum Eagle
    A new design was featured on the 2005 Platinum Eagle proof coins, continuing the annually rotating reverse designs. A bald eagle was pictured with an overflowing cornucopia symbolizing the bounty within America.
  • 2004 Platinum Eagle
    The 2004 Platinum Eagle was available from the United States Mint as either a bullion coin or a collector proof coin, across four different denominations. The bullion coins carried the standard design, while the proof coins featured an image based on the
  • 2003 Platinum Eagle
    The 2003 Platinum Eagle was available in bullion or proof format in one ounce, half ounce, quarter ounce, or tenth ounce sizes. The reverse design for the proof coins represented the first time that a bald eagle appeared together with an American flag on
  • 2002 Platinum Eagle
    The United States Mint continued the series of collectible and numismatic platinum coins with the release of the 2002 Platinum Eagle. The proof versions of the coin featured an intriguing depiction of a bald eagle swooping towards a trout on a lake.
  • 2001 Platinum Eagle
    The United States Mint offered the 2001 Platinum Eagle in both bullion and collectible proof format. The proof coins featured the next design in the Vistas of Liberty design series, with the bald eagle depicted in the southwestern desert.
  • 2000 Platinum Eagle
    The 2000 Platinum Eagle continued the series of bullion and collector coins from the United States Mint. The bullion coins saw a reduction in demand. The collectible proof coins featured the image of a bald eagle above a midwestern field.
  • 1999 Platinum Eagle
    The United States Mint offered the 1999 Platinum Eagle coins in bullion or collector format in four different denominations. The collectible proof versions featured an image of a bald eagle in the southeastern wetlands.
  • 1998 Platinum Eagle
    For the 1998 Platinum Eagle, the United States Mint began a series of annually rotating reverse designs on the collector versions of the coin. The first design for the "Vista's of Liberty" design series featured a bald eagle on the coast of New England.
  • 1997 Platinum Eagle
    The 1997 Platinum Eagle began the series of platinum bullion and collector coins from the United States Mint. All versions of the coin featured the same design of the Statue of Liberty on the obverse and a soaring bald eagle on the reverse.
  • MS 70 Platinum Eagles
    The highest grade that is awarded to mint state or collectible uncirculated Platinum Eagles is Mint State 70. There are premiums and competition attached to coins which have been graded PCGS MS70 or NGC MS 70 for collectors pursuing the highest numerical
  • Proof 70 Platinum Eagles
    Proof Platinum Eagles have been issued for each year of the series. Examples which have been graded by PCGS or NGC in the top numerical grade of Proof 70 can command a significant premium on the secondary market from collectors seeking the best.
  • Platinum Eagle Proof Sets
    From 1997 to 2008, the United States Mint offered collectible versions of the American Platinum Eagle in a range of fractional weights and one ounce size. For each year, all four coins were packaged together within a single four coin set for collectors.
  • 10th Anniversary Platinum Eagle Set
    To celebrate an important milestone, the United States Mint offered the 10th Anniversary Platinum Eagle Set. These sets contained two one-half ounce Platinum Eagles, with a proof finish and reverse proof finish