2010-W American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin

The 2010-W American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin marks the continuation of a series which debuted from the US Mint in 1997.

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However, making these coins even more unique is the fact that beginning in 2009, the US Mint started a six-year series of unique reverse designs which are to be emblematic of the six principles found in the preamble of the United States Constitution. As such, the 2010 strike marks the second year for the new program.

Each one ounce platinum proof coin is struck from 99.95% platinum to a diameter of 1.287 inches.

Complete Principles of the Preamble Series

Beginning in 2009, the US Mint started dedicating the reverse (tails side) of the Platinum Proof Coin to the six principles found in the preamble of the US Constitution. Those six principles and the year they will be shown are given below:

  • 2009-W To Form a More Perfect Union
  • 2010-W To Establish Justice
  • 2011-W To Insure Domestic Tranquility
  • 2012-W To Provide for the Common Defence
  • 2013-W To Promote the General Welfare
  • 2014-W To Secure the Blessings of Liberty to Ourselves and our Posterity

These six themes will be found on the reverse of the Platinum Proof Coins with an image emblematic of the Statue of Liberty found on the reverse.

Issue Information

Platinum Proof Coins first made their debut in 1997 from the US Mint with the new Preamble of the Constitution series starting in 2009.

Release Date

The US Mint has only indicated August 2010 as the release for the Platinum Proof Eagle.

Issue Price

No price point has been announced by the US Mint for the Platinum Proof Coin. Last year’s design sold for $1,792 when released.

U.S. Mint Production Facility

Each Platinum Eagle will be struck at the US Mint’s facility in West Point – thus the "W" mintmark will be seen on each coin.

Designer & Sculptor

Designed and sculpted by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver John Mercanti, the obverse (heads side) of each of the Platinum Proof Eagles features an image of the Statue of Liberty. The coins have shown the same obverse design since their introduction in 1997.

No design information for the reverse of the 2010 Platinum Eagle has yet been released by the US Mint. It will, however, feature the theme of "To Establish Justice," the second principle found in the preamble of the US Constitution.

Coin Specifications

Face Value: $100
Finish: Proof
Composition: 0.9995 platinum
Standard Weight: 31.120 grams
Standard Diameter: 32.7 mm or 1.287 inches
Edge: Reeded

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