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2008 US Eagle 1-oz Platinum Proof Coin

Other Versions: [Brilliant Uncirculated]

Obverse Image - US 2008 Eagle 1-oz Platinum Proof Coin
Reverse Image - US 2008 Eagle 1-oz Platinum Proof Coin
Coin Specifications
Platinum Content1 oz.
Purity.9995
Face Value$100
SeriesEagle
Year of Issue2008
Issue Limit16,000

The 2008 reverse features the third design in the series – representing the Judicial Branch. This design features Lady Justice, a classic symbol dating back to Greek and Roman times. In her right hand, the scales are suspended from one finger, representing the delicate balance of the law. In the other hand she holds the sword, signifying the power that is held by those making the decision. The bald eagle, America’s symbol of power, courage and freedom, is featured watching over her firm foundation of democracy. The reverse design was created by United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program Master Designer Joel Iskowitz and engraved by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Charles Vickers. On the obverse, the 2008 American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin features Lady Liberty, a symbol of vigilance and resolute faithfulness to duty, designed and sculpted by United States Mint Sculptor/Engraver John Mercanti.

The 2008 US Eagle 1oz Platinum Proof Coin was struck by the US Mint in the year 2008 and belongs to the Eagle series of platinum proof coins. Each .9995 fine platinum coin contains 1 troy ounce (31.1035 grams) of platinum and is legal tender with a face value of $100.

While the one ounce coins are generally the most popular amongst bullion investors, the American 2008 Eagle Platinum Proof coin also comes in fractional ounce sizes of half, quarter and one-tenth oz.

Other Denominations for the 2008 US Eagle Platinum Proof Coin
Platinum Content1/2 oz1/4 oz1/10 oz
Face Value$50$25$10
Issue Limit15,00015,00020,000

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