This .9995 platinum coin contains a full troy ounce of platinum. The American Platinum Eagle coin was first issued in 1997, it marked the United States’ first attempt at a standard platinum bullion coin. The obverse (front) is a rendition of the Statue of Liberty, designed by John Mercanti. The reverse of the bullion coin features a soaring eagle.

The American Platinum Eagle is on the CUSIP list. Available in bullion, uncirculated, and proof editions, it is also available in ½ ounce, ¼ ounce, and 1/10 ounce varieties, although they were not produced after 2008. A one-ounce coin carries a face value of $100, although the metal content is worth much more.

BONUS FACT – The reverse of the proof coins changes on a yearly basis, making the American Platinum Eagle the only U.S. bullion coin to do so.

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