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2009 1 oz American Gold Buffalo Coin

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The first .9999 pure gold coins produced by the US Mint, the American Buffalo Gold coins are now in their fourth year. They are investment-grade coins, due to their weight, content, and purity being guaranteed by the US government. Both the Bullion and Proof coins are struck at the West Point Mint, however, only the Proof coin carries the W mint mark. Right now, Provident Metals has the 2009 American Buffalo 1 oz Gold coin available for purchase.


  • Received in a protective plastic flip!
  • A total of 200,000 coins were minted in 2009!
  • 4th year of the American Buffalo Gold coin series!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold.
  • Its face value of $50 (USD) is fully guaranteed by the US government.
  • A Native American is featured on the obverse.
  • An American Buffalo is featured on the reverse.

Each 2009 1 oz American Gold Buffalo Coin will arrive in individual protective plastic flips, preserving their condition. These coins had a total mintage of 200,000 and are the 4th in the overall series.


The profile of a Native American Chief is spotlighted on the obverse of the American Buffalo Gold coin. Originally created by James Earle Fraser for the Indian Head or Buffalo Nickel, this profile is considered to be a composite of 3 Chiefs – Chief Two Moons, Chief John Big Tree, and Chief Iron Tail. This design is known by collectors as Frasers 1913, Type I design. The Buffalo Nickels obverse, having been regarded as one of the best designs on a US coin, led to its selection as the obverse of the Buffalo Gold coin. Inscriptions read LIBERTY, and 2009.


The profile of an American Buffalo is spotlighted on the reverse of the American Buffalo Gold coin. Created by James Earle Fraser, it was originally designed for the Buffalo Nickel. Central Park Zoos Black Diamond, the massive American buffalo, is believed to be Frasers inspiration for the buffalo profile. Inscriptions on the reverse are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM, IN GOD WE TRUST, 1 OZ. .9999 FINE GOLD, and $50.


The Presidential $1 Coin Act of 2005 authorized the US Mint to produce the first US coin made of one Troy ounce of .9999 pure gold. Investors generally preferred .9999 pure gold coins, but the US had only the .9167 American Eagle Gold coin to offer them. The creation of the Buffalo Gold coins allowed the US to keep pace with other countries, such as Canada and China, which already had 24-karat gold coin options for investors to purchase. The Act also mandated that the obverse and reverse designs of the Buffalo Nickel be used as the obverse and reverse of the American Buffalo Gold coin series.


Contact BGASC today at 888-992-4272 and make this iconic coin a part of your collection. Our dedicated team is also available through our online chat feature or via email to assist you promptly.

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Year 2009
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer US Mint
Thickness 2.98 mm
Diameter 32.7 mm
Inner Pack 20
Outer Pack 500
Condition Uncirculated
Denomination $50
Country United States
Designer (Obverse) James Earle Fraser
Designer (Reverse) James Earle Fraser
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Buffalo
Certificate of Authenticity No
Capsule Size 32 mm
Packaging Plastic Flip
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Dimensions 1.3 x 1.3 x 0.1

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