As America’s official platinum bullion coin, 1oz American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coins give investors an easy way to take advantage of platinum as a precious metal investment. Authorized by Congress in 1996 and first issued in 1997, they are the first and only official investment-grade platinum bullion coins from the United States Government. American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coins are part of a complete precious metals portfolio available from the United States Mint. The American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coin is the only one whose weight, content and .9995 purity are guaranteed by the United States Government. This coin with give you a varied year of the Platinum American Eagle based on our availability at time of purchase.