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Eagle Platinum $100
American Eagle Platinum
Proof Coins are collector versions of the official
United States Mint Platinum Bullion coins. The reverse
design featured on the proof version, however, is
different from that found on the bullion version. The
proof platinum coins are available in the one-ounce
size only. The bullion platinum coins are available in
one-ounce, one-half ounce, one-quarter ounce and
one-tenth ounce sizes. American Eagle Platinum Proof
Coins have a limited mintage and are minted at the
United States Mint at West Point, thus bearing the "W"
mint mark. American Eagle Platinum Proof Coins may be
purchased directly from the United States Mint.
This program will
examine the six (6) principles of the Preamble as
1. 2009--To Form a More Perfect Union
2. 2010--To Establish Justice,
3. 2011--To Insure Domestic Tranquility,
4. 2012--To Provide for the Common Defence,
5. 2013--To Promote General Welfare, and
6. 2014--To Secure the Blessings of Liberty to
Ourselves and our Posterity.
New six-year series
began in 2009
In 2009, the United States Mint introduced a new
six-year platinum coin program. This new series
explores the core concepts of American democracy by
highlighting the preamble of the U. S. Constitution.
It will examine the six principles found in the
preamble beginning with To Form a More Perfect Union
in 2009, followed by To Establish Justice in 2010, To
Insure Domestic Tranquility in 2011, To Provide for
the Common Defence in 2012, To Promote the General
Welfare in 2013, and To Secure the Blessings of
Liberty to Ourselves and our Posterity in 2014. The
themes for the reverse designs for this program are
inspired by narratives prepared by the chief justice
of the United States at the request of the United
Since its debut in 1997, the United States Mint's
American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin has featured Lady
Liberty, a symbol of vigilance and resolute
faithfulness to duty, on its obverse (heads side).
Designed and sculpted by United States Mint
Sculptor-Engraver John Mercanti, Lady Liberty again
graces the obverse of this six-year series.
The 2009 reverse (tails) design is emblematic of the
principle To Form a More Perfect Union. Designed by
United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program Master
Designer Susan Gamble and sculpted by United States
Mint Sculptor-Engraver Phebe Hemphill, it features
four faces representing the diversity of our Nation,
with the clothing and hair weaving together to
symbolize the formation of a more perfect union. It
also features an American Eagle privy mark, from an
original "coin punch" identified at the United States
Mint at Philadelphia.
Size, content and weight
American Eagle Platinum Proof Coins contain 99.95
percent platinum. The one-ounce coin, with a $100 face
value, is 1.287 inches in diameter and weighs 1.0005
The themes for the
reverse designs for this program are inspired by
narratives prepared by the Chief Justice of the United
States, John G. Roberts, Jr., at the request of the
United States Mint.
2010 on sale date: To be determined.