APMEX Introduces 2018 BU and Proof Platinum Eagles
The Platinum Eagles have been a staple of the U.S. Mint since 1997. The 2018 BU and Proof Platinum Eagles are the newest addition to the incredible series, available as a 1 oz coin in both a Brilliant Uncirculated and Proof finish.
In 1995, U.S. Mint Director Phillip Diehl began working with legislators to create the Platinum Eagle with the assistance of American Numismatic Association President David Ganz and Platinum Guild International Executive Director Jacques Luben. This process took more than two years, and in 1997 the first-ever Platinum Eagle was minted. The Platinum American Eagle is a sovereign coin authorized by the United States Congress and backed by the United States Mint.
Along with the BU Platinum Eagle, the 1 oz Proof Platinum Eagle has become a staple in the U.S. coin mintage series. Beginning in 2018, the Proof Platinum Eagle will depict Lady Liberty on the obverse in different settings showing life, liberty and happiness. The 2018 Proof Platinum Eagle, as the first in the new Preamble to the Declaration of Independence series, shows Lady Liberty holding a child planting seeds for future sustenance. Designer Justin Kunz hand-crafted three coins for the three-year series from the U.S. Mint.
Shop the entire selection of 2018 BU and Proof Platinum Eagles now available to pre-order at APMEX and add these stunning, iconic images to your investments or collection today.