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2016 American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin

2016 American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin

2016 American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin

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Experience the classic beauty of one of the United States Mint’s most popular gold coin collectibles – the 2016 American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin. First launched in 2006, the American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin has become a favorite of gold coin collectors. These 24-karat American Buffalo Gold Proof Coins are struck by specially treated, polished dies. The coins are fed into modern coin presses at the U.S. Mint at West Point, NY. Each coin is struck multiple times to ensure the highest quality. The obverse and reverse designs feature a rendition of James Earle Fraser’s original Indian head and buffalo designs first used on the Indian Head nickel which was produced from 1913 to 1938. Each coin is encapsulated, and presented with its own Certificate of Authenticity and packaged in a handsome, protective case.

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2016 American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin Available March 31

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin (product code 16EL) starting March 31 at noon Eastern Time (ET).

The coin has been priced in accordance with the United States Mint pricing schedule for gold coins. Current pricing information is available at http://catalog.usmint.gov/coins/gold-coins/? ga=1.85010521.1929993981.1442585716.

Orders will be accepted at the United States Mint’s online catalog at https://catalog.usmint.gov/ while hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order by calling1-888-321-MINT FREE (6468). Information on shipping options is available at https://catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.

The obverse (heads side) and reverse (tails side) designs of the American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin are based on the original 1913 Type I Buffalo nickel by James Earle Fraser. The obverse of the 24-karat gold coin bears the profile of a Native American, with the inscriptions “LIBERTY,” “2016,” the initial “F” for Fraser, and the “W” mint mark for the United States Mint at West Point. The coin’s reverse features the revered American Buffalo, also known as the bison, with the inscriptions “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” “$50,” “1OZ.,” and “.9999 FINE GOLD.”

Each American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin is displayed on an adjustable platform in an elegant matte finish hardwood presentation case. A Certificate of Authenticity is included.