- Gold Buffalo Coin | Proof Coin
Gold Buffalo Coin | Proof Coin
2008-W Proof Gold American Buffalo Four-Coin Set
In 2008 only, collectors had the option to acquire Buffalo Gold Proof coins in the one ounce size or as a four-piece set. The four-piece set included a $5, $10, $25 and $50 Uncirculated Gold Buffalo, all produced on special burnished planchets which can be distinguished by the W mint mark.
These four-coin sets were struck in very limited quantities and were available in two versions: Proof or Burnished (uncirculated with a matte-finish. This is the only year that smaller denominations of the Gold Buffalo coin were issued, and both versions are extremely desirable today, whether they be proof or burnished, raw or certified.
2013-W Reverse Proof Gold American Buffalo Coin
In 2013, to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the 1913 Buffalo Nickel, the one ounce Reverse Proof Gold Buffalo coin was issued. It is now considered by many to be one of the most beautiful gold coins ever to have been made by the U.S. Mint.
These stunning proof coins come with the details mirrored and the fields frosted which is in contrast to the normal proof design, hence the term, "reverse proof". Each coin comes in an equally beautiful box with all original U.S. Mint packaging and paperwork.
You'll find an American Indian with a headdress on the obverse while the famous buffalo stands on the reverse and shows the $50 face value in print at the bottom.
2013-W One Ounce Reverse Proof Gold Buffalo Coin in its protective case. This coin was released in celebration of the 100th anniversary of James Earle Fraser's iconic design of the American Buffalo for the United States Mint.