First minted in 1997, Unites States Platinum Eagle coins are 99.95% pure Platinum and are highly prized by both collectors and bullion investors. The American Platinum Eagle is a key product in many precious metals portfolios.
Of the all the popular precious metals platinum is the rarest of all. And, as it has a wide range of uses in industry, it is always in demand. The lion’s share of the world’s platinum is mined in South Africa, an area of occasional civil and political unrest. As such there are times when the supply can be interrupted. At the current prices platinum is an excellent way to expand your precious metal portfolio as historically it will again trend back toward the price of gold.