2006-gold-buffalo-coin2006 Buffalo Gold Coins for Sale

The original American Buffalo coins were offered by the U.S. Mint in 1913. Fifty-three years later, the U.S. Mint released the modern version of gold Buffalo coin in order to compete with the foreign 24-karat gold coins. As the first .9999 pure 24-karat gold Bullion coin, American gold Buffalo coins’ gold content and fineness are guaranteed by the U.S. Mint. The 2006 Buffalo gold coin has a legal tender value of $50.00.

2006 gold Buffalo coin is almost a replica of the 1913 Buffalo Nickel designed by the renowned sculptor James Earle Fraser.The face side of the Gold Buffalo coin features an American Indian chief and the word “Liberty.” The back side design is the same American bison standing on a mound of dirt, which many people believe is based on Black Diamond, a real-life buffalo of the New York Bronx Zoo back then.

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The only difference between the back of 1913 Buffalo Nickel and 2006 Gold Buffalo coin is that on the back of the Buffalo gold coin, you will see the mound, which was removed at the 1913 Buffalo Nickel. You will also see $50 1oz. .9999 FINE GOLD, and IN GOD WE TRUST inscribed on each gold Buffalo coin. The proof coin has the mint mark W on the front side in order to differentiate it from others.

The 1 oz Buffalo gold coins appear in two versions, proof and uncirculated. Proof gold Buffalo coin is struck multiple times with a specially polished dies to produce an effect that highly detailed images seem to float above the field of the coin. Uncirculatedold Buffalo coin is minted with a satiny finish and flashy appearance instead.

2006 Buffalo gold coin specification:
Face value: $50
Condition: Bullion
Mint: West Point
Minted Year: 2006
Designer: James Earle Fraser
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 31.108 g (1.0001 ounces)
Diameter: 32.70 mm (1.287 inches)
Thickness: 2.95 mm (0.116 inches)