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American Buffalo Proof 1 Oz. gold released

The United States Mint released the new American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof coin on April 12. The American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin is the first 24-karat gold proof coin ever struck by the U.S. Mint and is the collector version of the official United States Mint American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coin. Containing .9999 fine 24-karat gold, these coins are among the world’s purest gold coins.

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All coins are presented in an elegant hardwood box with a matte finish and a leather-like inset. A Certificate of Authenticity accompanies each coin as well.

The Mint has not set a mintage limit or indicated any household limits at this time. According to the Production and Sales Figures report found at the Mint’s website, the 2017 one-ounce Buffalo proof sold 15,810 units, while the 2019 proof sold 15,754 before being declared sold out.

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Coins can be ordered from the United States Mint online at or by calling 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).

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