Proof 1 oz American Gold Buffalo Coin (Box & COA)

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Pictures are an example of the various packaging options the US Mint has issued over the course of years.

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The 1 oz Proof American Gold Buffalo Coin stands as a remarkable piece in the world of precious metals. Launched in 2006 by the United States Mint, this coin broke new ground as the purest gold coin ever issued by the U.S. Mint, boasting a composition of .9999 pure gold. Its blend of historical significance and modern minting excellence makes it a coveted item for collectors and investors alike.


Key Features:

  • Composed of One Troy ounce of .9999 pure gold.
  • Bears a face value of $50 (USD), backed by the United States.
  • Features the iconic Native American figure on the obverse side.
  • The reverse side showcases the American bison, Black Diamond.
  • Includes a “W” mint mark on the obverse.
  • Available in protective packaging.
  • Eligible for Precious Metals IRAs.


The historical backdrop of the American Gold Buffalo Coin is deeply rooted in American heritage. The obverse design, originally created in 1913 by James Earle Fraser for the Buffalo Nickel, incorporates features from three real-life Native American leaders from the early 20th century. This design not only pays homage to America’s rich cultural history but also signifies the nation’s ongoing respect and recognition of its indigenous people.


The obverse side of the coin features a striking portrait of a Native American figure, symbolizing the rich history and diverse cultures of America’s indigenous tribes. This design element underscores the coin’s connection to America’s past. On the reverse, the coin proudly displays an American bison, known as Black Diamond, who was a resident of the Central Park Zoo in New York City in the early 20th century. The bison, a significant animal in the culture of Native American tribes, especially those from the American Plains, adds a layer of cultural depth to the coin’s design.


Embrace the legacy of American heritage with the 1 oz Proof American Gold Buffalo Coin, where the fusion of .9999 pure gold and iconic imagery offers an unparalleled investment. Each coin is a testament to the United States Mint’s commitment to quality and a tribute to the rich tapestry of American history and culture. This coin is not just an asset; it’s a piece of art, steeped in tradition and minted for the future.




US Mint, West Point

Precious Metal



American Buffalo


.9999 Fine






Certificate of Authenticity


James Earle Fraser


32.7 mm


2.95 mm



IRA Eligible


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