The Gold Buffalo - America's Pure Gold Bullion Coin
The US Mint's Gold Buffalo Coin is a .9999 pure, 24-karat
gold bullion coin. Prior to its inception in 2005, the American Gold Eagle
coin, which is 22-karats, was the only official U.S. gold bullion coin. In order
to compete with 24-karat bullion coins minted by other governments, such as the
Canadian Gold Maple Leaf coin and the Chinese Gold Panda coin, the American Gold
Buffalo coin was legislated in 2005 and first minted in 2006.
The new American Gold Buffalo Bullion
coin is the first .9999 fine 24-karat gold coin offered by the US Mint to
the public and provides the ability for investors to add pure American gold to their
American Gold Buffalo Bullion Coin Facts
- Authorized by congress for production in 2005; first offered to public on June 22,
- 2006 & 2007 versions contain one troy ounce of the purest gold available
- 2008-11 coins also available in 1/10 oz, 1/4 oz, and 1/2 oz denominations
- Illustrations depict Native American chief on the front and buffalo on the back
- Gold must be mined from American sources
US Minted and Guaranteed
The US Government mints and certifies the American Gold Buffalo, guaranteeing the
coin's weight, content, and purity.
Why Invest in Gold and Pure American Gold Bullion Coins (The Gold Buffalo)
Investment demand for gold continues to be driven by its long history as a store
of value and medium of exchange, and its positive impact to portfolio diversification.
Unlike fiat currencies, the supply of gold is relatively fixed, and as the second
rarest precious metal in the word, gold maintains a safe haven status. American
Gold Buffalo coins are among the purest of the world's gold coins and are the perfect
addition to any investment portfolio. Due to its pure (.9999) gold composition and
US issued guarantee, it is recognized and traded in major investment markets world-wide.
American Gold Buffalo Coins are eligible for inclusion in metal's IRAs. See our
IRA section for all metal IRA eligible gold and silver products.
The Proof is in the Gold Buffalo
The proof version of the Gold Buffalo is minted through a special process and carries
a "W" indicating its production by the US Mint at Westpoint. While the proof version
is primarily aimed at collectors, Gold Buffalo Proof
coins add value to any collection or portfolio.
A Golden Opportunity
While the Gold Buffalo is a relatively new coin and the first of its kind to be
issued by the US Mint, it has become a key fixture in the gold bullion market.
The American Gold Buffalo coin gives investors and collectors the opportunity to
add American pure precious metal, as well as a piece of history, to their portfolios
Add Gold to your portfolio. Order online or contact us at (813) 482-9300 and
we'll help you find the right gold bullion coin investment.