Platinum Eagles from the United States Mint represent the sole platinum bullion coin from the United States of America. The series debuted in 1997 and is unique among the four options in the American Eagle collection in its use of a distinctive Liberty design. Right now, 2021 1 oz Platinum American Eagles in near-perfect condition are available to purchase online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you in a protective plastic slab courtesy of the NGC!
- 19th year of release for 1 oz Platinum American Eagles!
- Availability of certified coins is limited!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .9995 fine platinum.
- Bears a face value of $100 (USD) backed by the federal government.
- Issued a Grade of Mint State 69 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
- Early Release label.
- The obverse depicts the Statue of Liberty.
- On the reverse is the American bald eagle in flight.
Each of the 2021 1 oz Platinum American Eagles listed here at Silver.com comes with a near-perfect certification. Coins with this certification exhibit full, original mint luster and a maximum of two minor detracting flaws. The flaws present on these coins are limited to minuscule contact marks or hairlines only and must be found outside of the primary focal points of the coin. An Early Release label means that each coin was received inside of the initial 30-day window after release by the US Mint.
The American Eagle Series from the US Mint features gold, silver, platinum, and palladium options as of 2017. The Lady Liberty images featured on the gold, silver, and palladium coins all come from historic American currency. The gold coin features Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ 1907 image of Liberty from the Gold Double Eagle. The silver coin bears the Walking Liberty design from Adolph A. Weinman created in 1916 and used on the US Half Dollar. Similarly, the palladium coin has Weinman’s other 1916 design of Winged Liberty used on the US Dime.
The obverse of 2021 1 oz Platinum Eagles features the depiction of the Statue of Liberty. John Mercanti, the man who created the reverse vision of the American eagle for the Silver Eagle, created this vision of the Statue of Liberty for use on the Platinum Eagle in 1997. It has featured on the obverse of all BU specimens and all Proof specimens issued from 1997 to 2017.
On the reverse side of 2021 Platinum American Eagles is a vision of the American bald eagle in flight. The majestic bald eagle is shown gliding through the air with its wings stretched out to the furthest point. Designed by Thomas D. Rogers, the image includes the sun rising over the nation in the background field.
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