The American Platinum Eagle is a platinum bullion coin produced by the United States Mint. It was first introduced in 1997 and is the official platinum bullion coin of the United States.
American Platinum Eagles are available in several denominations, including 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, and 1/10 oz, with the 1 oz coin being the most popular. The coins are highly sought after by both collectors and investors due to their high level of purity and the rarity of platinum. The 1 oz version of the American Platinum Eagle is made of 99.95% pure platinum.
The value of American Platinum Eagles is primarily based on the market price of platinum, but the rarity and condition of individual coins can significantly affect their value. Platinum is a rare and valuable metal, which means that American Platinum Eagles can be an attractive investment option for those looking to diversify their portfolio.