Platinum Eagles – at Your Pasadena TX Coin Store

The American Platinum Eagles are platinum bullion (solid) coins officially minted and released by United States Mint in the year 1997 are available at your Pasadena TX Coin Store. This coin is authorized by the United States Congress, being the first and only investment grade platinum coin ever issued by the United States Government. With this platinum coin, collectors can take advantage of it as investment in precious metals, since platinum is said to be rarer than gold. This is the only bullion coin whose weight, content and .9995 purity are backed by the United States Government. These coins are legal tender with the face value engraved in US Dollars but the United States Mint also produces proof and uncirculated versions of this coin for collection purposes. The proof version is distinctive in a sense that each year they have alternating reverse design from different artists giving it more appeal to collectors. Likewise, the proof and uncirculated version also contain the same amount of platinum. Designs and Sizes The term “eagle” in the coin’s name refers to the “soaring eagle” design at the tail side or back of the coin (reverse). The head side or front of coin (obverse) displays [...]