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American Buffalo 24-Karat Bullion Gold Coins


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American Buffalo Gold Bullion Obverse Coin
American Buffalo Gold Bullion
Obverse Coin
American Buffalo Gold Bullion Reverse Coin
American Buffalo Gold Bullion
Reverse Coin


Production of 24-karat American Buffalo Gold Coins was authorized by Public Law 109-145, dated December 22, 2005, known as the Presidential $1 Coin Act.

The American Buffalo Gold Coin's obverse and reverse designs feature images by noted American sculptor James Earle Fraser, once a student of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, for America's five-cent coin.

That popular coin, known as the "Indian Head," or "Buffalo Nickel," was introduced in 1913 and showcases the native beauty of the American West.

United States Mint American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coins for Investors

American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coins are the first .9999 fine 24-karat gold coins ever struck by the United States Mint. These $50 gold coins are available to members of the public seeking a simple and tangible way to own and invest in 24-karat gold in the form of legal tender coins whose content and purity is guaranteed by the U.S. government.

American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coins are available at many coin and precious metals dealers as well as many brokerage houses and participating banks. Pricing for precious metal investment coins typically depends on the market price of the metal. Locate a dealer–they are not sold directly by the United States Mint.

United States Mint American Buffalo Gold Proof Coins for Collectors

The United States Mint also produces American Buffalo Gold Proof Coins for collectors. The term "proof" refers to a specialized minting process that begins by manually feeding burnished coin blanks into presses fitted with special dies. Each coin is struck multiple times so the softly frosted and highly detailed images seem to float above the field.

An official Certificate of Authenticity accompanies each coin. American Buffalo Gold Proof Coins sell at a fixed price and can be purchased directly from the United States Mint.

Sales Totals for American Buffalo Proof Coins are available under Production & Sales Figures: Numismatic Precious Metal Products Sales Figures.

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