Mint Releases First U.S. Platinum Bullion Coins

September 23, 1997
Long Awaited Uncirculated Platinum Eagle Expected to Double Annual World Sales

Washington, D.C. — The first platinum bullion coins in U.S. history go on sale today, as the Uncirculated Platinum Bullion American Eagle Coins become available in one ounce and tenth–ounce bullion denominations. The half–ounce and quarter–ounce denominations will become available later next month.

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