2021 American Gold Buffalo 1oz .9999 Gold Bullion Coin
American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coins are one ounce of .9999 fine 24-karat gold. They are investment-grade coins whose weight, content, and purity are guaranteed by the United States government. Although the coin is also legal tender, its face value of $50 is largely symbolic as the value of the gold it contains has historically been far greater.
By law, the gold for American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coins must be taken from newly mined sources in America. They are struck at the United States Mint at West Point, New York, but do not have a mint mark.
The reverse of each coin depicts an American Buffalo, standing on a grassy plain. This depiction was reportedly inspired by Black Diamond, a 1,550 pound buffalo who lived in the Central Park Zoo during the 1910s. The reverse also includes the inscriptions “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”, “E PLURIBUS UNUM” at the top and “IN GOD WE TRUST”, the monetary denomination, weight and fineness at the bottom.
The obverse of the American Gold Buffalo coin depicts the image inspired by James Earle Fraser’s 1913 Buffalo nickel design. A stoic Native American man gazes to the right, showcasing his braids and feathered headdress. Three tribal chiefs, each from a different tribe, posed for Fraser, who drew inspiration from all of their features. Features the inscription “LIBERTY” to the top right of the coin as well as the 2022 year date and the initial “F”.
Each bullion coin is provided in an Air-Tite H32 Direct Fit coin capsule. Multiples of 20 are provided in a tube.
|Gold Content||(Troy oz)||1.0000|
|Minimum Gross Weight||(g)||31.108|
|Designer||James Earle Fraser|
ABOUT THE UNITED STATES MINT
The United States Mint is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury responsible for producing coinage for the United States to conduct its trade and commerce, as well as controlling the movement of bullion. The first United States Mint was created in Philadelphia in 1792, and soon joined by other centers, whose coins were identified by their own mint marks. There are currently four active coin-producing mints: Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco, and West Point. We carry a large selection of both bullion and numismatic coins from The US Mint. View our entire range of US Mint products.