1oz Gold Buffalo (Mixed year)

£1,592.46

Available on back-order

Description

Manufacturer: US MINT

Weight: 31.1g

Fineness: 999.8

Dimensions: 32.7mm x 2.95mm

The American Buffalo coin was the country’s first one-ounce 24 carat gold coin. The coin features an image of a Native American, loosely based on James Earle Fraser’s portraits of American Indian Chieftains, Sioux, Kiowa and Cheyenne, which first appeared in 1913 on a Buffalo Nickel. The obverse bears the image of an American Buffalo, believed to be a portrait of ‘Black Diamond’, a Buffalo that lived in Central Park Zoo during the early 20th Century, which also featured on the Buffalo Nickel.

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