The American Buffalo gold coin was introduced in 2006 and is the first ever pure 24k gold produced by the United States Mint. The gold content and purity of each coin is guaranteed by the US Government.
The American Buffalo is one of the most uniquely design gold bullion coins on the market and appeals to both collectors and investors.
Struck from .9999 fine gold, the American Buffalo is available in 1oz, 1/2oz, 1/4oz and 1/10th oz. The only difference between the American Buffalo and the American Eagle is the fineness. The American Eagle has a fineness of 91.67% gold while the fineness of the Buffalo is 99.99% gold.
The Key dimensions for the 1oz American Buffalo 2014 are below:
Weight: 1 troy ounce
Diameter: 32.7 mm
Thickness: 2.95 mm
Nominal Value: 50 Dollars
The American Buffalo is a representation of James Earle Fraser’s design of the “Indian Head Nickel” which was issued from 1913-1938. The original design was said to showcase the beauty of the American West. The Indian Head Nickel is regarded by many as one of the best U.S coin designs ever.
The famous design on the reverse side depicts a portrait of a Native American. Sculptor Fraser took the facial features of Indian Chiefs from three different tribes, Big Tree, Iron Tail and Two Moons, who posed as models for him to sketch.
The inscriptions of the reverse read:
The front shows an image of the iconic American Buffalo. The inscriptions on the front read:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
E PLURIBUS UNUM
IN GOD WE TRUST
1OZ. .9999 FINE GOLD
Manufacturer: United States Mint
Country of origin: United States of America
Fineness: 999.9 / 1000
Weight: 1oz; 31.103 grams
Scratch resistance: poor
|Country of Origin||USA|
|Gross Weight||31.10 grams|
|Denomination (oz)||1 oz|
|Year of issue||2014|
|Face value||50 Dollar|
|Packing||Single in Pouch|
|Packing Unit||20 per tube|
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