Investment-Grade Platinum American Eagles
The American Platinum Eagle is the official Platinum bullion coin of the United States. It was first released by the United States Mint on November 24, 1986. It is struck only in the one-troy ounce size which has a nominal face value of one dollar and is guaranteed to contain one troy ounce of 99.9% pure Platinum. It is authorized by Title II of Public Law 99-61 (Liberty Coin Act, approved July 9, 1985) and codified as 31 U.S.C. Section 5112(e)-(h). Its content, weight, and purity are certified by the United States Mint. In addition to the bullion version, the United States Mint has produced a proof version and an uncirculated version for coin collectors. The Platinum Eagle has been produced at three mints: the Philadelphia Mint, the San Francisco Mint, and the West Point Mint. The American Platinum Eagle bullion coin may be used to fund Individual Retirement Account investments.
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Mintage and Population Tables
The following tables give mintage and population numbers for mint state (uncirculated) and proof Platinum American Eagles. You can use these data to determine the rarity of particular coins. All data in these tables are taken from U.S. Mint, PCGS, or NGC released data as of the date listed. These numbers may change over time.
- PR70 PCGS
- PF70 NGC
- MS70 PCGS
Platinum American Eagle Proof Coin Mintages
|Date||1 oz. ($100)||1/2 oz. ($50)||1/4 oz. ($25)||1/10 oz. ($10)||Sets||Set Rarity Ranking|
|2009-W||7,945||Not Issued||Not Issued||Not Issued||7,945||8|
|2010-W||9,871||Not Issued||Not Issued||Not Issued||9,871||12|
|2011-W||14,790||Not Issued||Not Issued||Not Issued||14,790||16|
|2012-W||9,081||Not Issued||Not Issued||Not Issued||9,081||11|
|2013-W*||5,763||Not Issued||Not Issued||Not Issued||5,763||3|
|2014-W*||4,596||Not Issued||Not Issued||Not Issued||4,596||TBD|
|2015-W*||3,886||Not Issued||Not Issued||Not Issued||3,886||TBD|
|2016-W*||TBD||Not Issued||Not Issued||Not Issued||TBD||TBD|
(W) These mintages have the West Point (W) mint mark.