Authorized by Congress via the Presidential Coin Act of 2005, the Gold American Buffalo is the first 24-karat (.9999 fine) gold bullion coin ever produced by the United States Mint. In 2006 the Mint produced and sold over 300,000 coins in the first year.
Until the 1 oz. American Gold Buffalo, the US Mint merely minted 22 karat (.9167 fine) gold coins. The American Gold Buffalo gold coin represents the US Mint’s first large scale production and circulation of a .9999 fine gold coin.
The American Buffalo gold coin contains one troy ounce of gold and its weight and purity are guaranteed by the US Mint. The backing of the US Mint makes the Gold Buffalo a coin that each gold collector and gold investor should incorporate into their gold portfolio.
The American Gold Buffalo gold coin design is a work of art, and a testament to the history of the United States.
The obverse features a Native American chief along with the word “Liberty” and the reverse side features the majestic American Buffalo standing in profile.
The buffalo was modeled after “Black Diamond”, a popular attraction for many years in the New York Zoological Gardens in the early part of the 20th century.
The coin’s images were featured originally on the popular “Indian Head” or “Buffalo” nickels which were mined by the US Mint from 1913-1938. The American Gold Buffalo’s gold coin features the popular “Indian Head” or “Buffalo” nickels which were mined by the US Mint from 1913-1938.
The American Gold Buffalo reverse features this gold coins’ denomination of $50 USD; “United States of America:” and the motto “In God We Trust”‘; E Pluribus Unum”; and “1 oz .9999 Fine Gold.”
The American Gold Buffalo offers the security, liquidity, physicality and collectability desired in a gold coin, thus making this beautiful gold coin a “must have.”
Goes Well With:
American Gold Eagle
Canadian Gold Maple
Australian Gold Kangaroo
Austrian Gold Philharmonic
Mexican 50 Peso “Centenario”