Proof Platinum American Eagle Coins Officially Launch

by CoinNews.net on May 5, 2008 · 0 comments

2008 American Eagle Platinum Proof coinToday the United States Mint made their official announcement for the release of 2008 American Eagle Platinum Proof coins.

This year’s coins mark the last"Judicial Branch" design within the three-year platinum coin series entitled “The Foundations of American Democracy.” Starting in 2006, each year celebrated one of the three branches of government.

Along with pricing and design descriptions, which has already been discussed in last week’s CoinNews article entitled "2008 American Eagle Platinum Proof Coins and Pricing," the Mint also listed the mintage and product limits for the one-ounce, one-half ounce, one-quarter ounce, one-tenth ounce and four-coin platinum set.

The following table is provided as a reminder of those coin prices and to include the Mint’s latest mintage and product limits:

Coin Denomination
Price
Max Mintage
Product Limit
One-ounce
$2,299.95
16,000
6,000
One-half ounce
$1,174.95
15,000
5,000
One-quarter ounce
$609.95
15,000
5,000
One-tenth ounce
$269.95
20,000
10,000
Four-coin set
$4,119.95
N/A
10,000

The coins are currently available through the Mint’s secure page, American Eagle Platinum Proof coins.

Orders may also be placed via the Mint’s toll-free number, 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).  Hearing and speech-impaired customers may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468).

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