These U.S. Mint Platinum bullion coins feature a striking close up of the face of the Statue of Liberty, which is the perfect subject for the U.S. Mint's only investment-grade Platinum coin.
- Contains 1/2 oz of .9995 fine Platinum.
- All coins will be in protective plastic flips.
- Eligible for Precious Metals IRAs.
- Obverse: The strong face of the statue below the word "Liberty," with the year and "In God We Trust" to the side. "E Pluribus Unum" is engraved along Liberty's raised arm.
- Reverse: An American eagle with outstretched wings soaring in front of a sunrise with "United States of America" above. The weight, purity and $50 face value are also shown.
- Guaranteed by the U.S. Mint.
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Platinum Eagles combine quality Platinum bullion appeal with a beautiful patriotic design. Add this random date 1/2 oz Platinum American Eagle to your cart today!
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The history of Platinum American Eagles
The legislative process of creating Platinum American Eagles, the official Platinum bullion coin of the United States, began in 1995. Two years later, 1/2 oz American Eagles, along with the 1/10, 1/4 and 1 troy oz Platinum American Eagles containing .9995 fine Platinum were released. These U.S. coins are backed by the U.S. Mint for weight and content, and authorized by the United States Congress. Proof versions of these U.S. coins were also produced for collectors, and are the only U.S. coins to have a design on the reverse that changes yearly.
Why invest in 1/2 oz Platinum American Eagles?
Why buy Platinum? When the price of Platinum is lower than Gold despite being a rarer metal, it's a sign that it's time to buy Platinum. See how Platinum and Gold prices correlate. These 1/2 oz Platinum American Eagles, the only investment-grade Platinum coins available from the U.S. Mint, give investors the opportunity to buy into Platinum at a lower price point, with all the benefits of purchasing U.S. Mint bullion coins. Buy U.S Mint coins that contain .9995 fine Platinum and are eligible for Precious Metals IRAs. These Platinum American Eagles come in a protective flip and are guaranteed by the U.S. Mint. The U.S. coins with their patriotic design feature the Statue of Liberty on the obverse and a soaring American Eagle on the reverse. Read about buying Platinum products for beginners.
Discover the many uses of the Platinum found in U.S. Mint coins.
Platinum, found in 1/2 oz American Eagles and other Platinum bullion, is a byproduct from mining nickel and copper, and is considered to be the most precious of all Precious Metals. Investment-grade U.S. coins are just a small portion of the Platinum market, which has numerous industrial applications, most notably in the automotive industry. Platinum found in Platinum American Eagles is also used in catalytic converters, reducing the carbon monoxide emissions from cars. In addition to use in U.S Mint coins, Platinum is also essential for the jewelry industry, lab equipment, electrical contacts and electrodes, and dentistry equipment.
Platinum American Eagles can be included in your Precious Metals IRAs.
Platinum American Eagles and other Platinum products can be included in your Precious Metals IRAs as long as they are included in the list of eligible Platinum products. Platinum products, including U.S. Mint coins, must contain .9995 fine Platinum in order to qualify for inclusion in a Precious Metals IRAs. Profits on your Platinum U.S. coins investment can be tax deferred if the proceeds are kept with your custodian or transferred to another IRA. People buy 1/2 oz American Eagles to diversify their investment portfolio to hedge against other investments faltering.