1/2 oz Burnished Platinum Eagles - Since its introduction, the American Platinum Eagle has become one of the world's most widely-traded Platinum bullion coins. APMEX offers 1/2 oz Platinum American Eagles to add to your collection. Released in 1997, the Platinum American Eagle is the only investment-grade Platinum coin from the United States Mint. It is also the only bullion coin the United States Government guarantees for weight, content, and .9995 purity. The 1/2 oz Platinum American Eagle has a $50 face value and contains 1/2 of a troy ounce of Platinum.
Burnished Platinum Eagles are created through a specialized minting process. Burnished coin blanks are hand fed into specially prepared presses one at a time. Although the appearance of the coins is similar to the bullion versions, these uncirculated versions typically have a superior strike and finish and are handled more delicately. These coins were referred to as collectible uncirculated versions and feature the "W" mintmark for West Point.
The obverse of the Platinum American Eagle features a portrait of the Statue of Liberty, a symbol of freedom to the United States and all who see her. Although the reverse design changes annually, it typically depicts an American Eagle signifying the strength and security of the United States. Celebrating the nationalism and spirit of freedom of the United States, the American Platinum Eagles are some of the most elegant Platinum coins on the market.
Besides their stunning designs, the Platinum Eagle coins also appeal to collectors and investors for their value in investment portfolios. Offering a wide selection of Platinum products, APMEX can help you begin setting up a Platinum portfolio. Start building your Platinum investment today!
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