Current Prices (informational only)
- 1 Oz American Gold Buffalo – $1,243.50
- 1/2 Oz American Gold Buffalo – $621.75
- 1/4 Oz American Gold Buffalo – $310.87
- 1/10 Oz American Gold Buffalo – $124.35
American Gold Buffalo Design
It is widely believed that the bison on the coins reverse was modeled after Black Diamond, a popular attraction at the New York Zoological Gardens. The Presidential $1 Coin Act of 2005 mandated the production of the American Gold Buffalo Coin. Both the American Gold Buffalo Bullion and Proof Coins portray the images of the revered Buffalo Nickel of 1913, Type 1.
American Gold Buffalo Specifications
The American Gold Buffalo Coin has inscriptions of the coin’s weight, denomination and gold content incused on the reverse (Buffalo side) in the design area commonly known as the “grassy mound.” The inscriptions read “$50,” “1 OZ” and “.9999 FINE GOLD.” The proof version will bear the W mint mark of the United States Mint at West Point, New York. .
Composition: .999 Fine Gold
Mint: US Mint at West Point
Release Date: June 22, 2006