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1997 4-Coin Platinum American Eagle Set BU (w/Box & COA)

1997 4-Coin Platinum American Eagle Set BU (w/Box & COA)

Inaugural year of issue 4-Coin Platinum American Eagle Set featuring the bust of the Statue of Liberty. Only 2,500 sets were issued by the U.S. Mint. Great way to diversify your investment portfolio!

Set Highlights:

  • Contains 1.85 oz of .9995 fine Platinum.
  • Special First Year of Issue set with a nice presentation box and certificate of authenticity issued by the U.S. Mint.
  • Obverse: Close-up bust of the Statue of Liberty.
  • Reverse: An eagle soaring over the horizon with the sun in the background.
  • Guaranteed by the U.S. Mint.

Platinum Eagles combine quality Platinum bullion appeal with a beautiful patriotic design. Add this 1997 Platinum American Eagle set to your cart today!

Development of the first American Platinum bullion coin was two years in the making. In 1995, the Director of the United States Mint, the President of the American Numismatic Association and the Platinum Guild International Executive Director came together to begin the process of initiating the legislation to create the Platinum Eagle.

The only investment-grade Platinum coin produced by the United States Mint, the American Platinum Eagle was finally released in 1997. It is the official Platinum bullion coin of the United States and is the only coin the mint backs for weight, content and .9995 fine metal purity. The coin is available in sizes of 1/10 troy oz, 1/4 troy oz, 1/2 troy oz, and 1 troy oz.

The obverse of the standard bullion coin features the Statue of Liberty, while the reverse boasts a bald eagle soaring through the sky with the sun behind it. However, on the 1 oz Proof Platinum Eagles, the reverse changes annually. From 1997 through 2002, the various designs on these coins were part of the “Vistas of Liberty” program. In this series, a bald eagle was depicted flying over a different region throughout the United States. From 2006 to 2008, a three-year design series called “The Foundations of Democracy” represented the three branches of government. In 2009, a six-year series was introduced to honor the Preamble to the Constitution. A special two-year series began in 2015 featuring modern representations of Lady Liberty.
Customer Reviews of 1997 4-Coin Platinum American Eagle Set BU (w/Box & COA)
1997 4-Coin Platinum American Eagle Set BU (w/Box & COA)
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BU Platinum Set

By  Don't call me Charlie

from Tennessee


Beautiful design and a low mintage. Good opportunity to buy while platinum is low in price.


  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Mint Condition

Unique Platinum US Coin Set

By  John the Oenophile

from Fairfield CT


Interesting collectible that complements Platinum Eagles and Gold Coin Sets. The detail in the smaller coins is very impressive.


  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Attractive Design

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