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1oz American Buffalo Gold Coin previous years

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Tavex is proud to present the 1oz American Buffalo Gold Coin from previous years. This coin shows off North American heritage and boasts exceptional attributes that make it a prized possession for both investors and collectors alike. Crafted with the utmost precision from the United States Mint, this legal tender coin is minted with one troy ounce of .9999 fine gold - a testament to its purity and intrinsic value.

Authorised by the US Congress in 2005 and subsequently minted by the prestigious US West Point Mint, the American Buffalo Gold Coin is not just any ordinary coin - it's a historic masterpiece. As the first 24 karat legal tender gold coin issued by the United States of America Government, it stands as a symbol of the nation's rich history and unwavering commitment to the precious metals standard. Its design elegantly portrays iconic hallmarks of North America, featuring the majestic American Bison and the Native American Indian. These symbols are more than just artistic embellishments; they are a testament to the coin's global recognition and liquidity.

Investors will appreciate the coin's purity, consisting of 99.99% pure gold. The American Buffalo acts as an effective hedge against market volatility and risk. In today's fast-paced financial world, where the stock market's short-term fluctuations can rattle even the most seasoned investors, the stability of physical gold ownership, backed by the United States Government, is a beacon of reassurance.

Why Buy

  • This 1oz gold bullion coin tracks the price of gold.This 1oz gold bullion coin mirrors the fluctuations in the gold market, offering investors a tangible means to track and participate in the ever-evolving value of gold.
  • American Buffalo bullion coins are money. These American Buffalo bullion coins, aside from their investment potential, hold a unique distinction as legal tender in the United States. Their acceptance and exchangeability worldwide underline their universal appeal and their role as a trusted store of value.
  • The gold American Buffalo is recognisable. Minted by the renowned US West Point Mint, these coins bear the emblematic imprints of North America - the regal American Bison and the venerable Native American Indian. These iconic symbols not only pay homage to the continent's rich heritage but also guarantee their global recognition and liquidity.
  • The 1 oz American Buffalo gold coins are 99.99% pure gold. American Buffalo coins are renowned for their purity. Unlike alloyed gold coins, these 24 karat masterpieces exude a captivating lustrous gold colour and offer a tangible sense of weightiness in the palm of your hand.
  • American Buffalos gold coins are the equivalent of savings. This coin represent a steadfast, long-term savings solution that appeals to those who prioritise the security and stability that come with owning physical legal tender gold coins.
  • American Buffalo coins are an excellent way to diversify your portfolio. Gold, with its historically low correlation to other financial assets, acts as a robust portfolio hedge against market risk. In an era where the complexities of financial markets can be daunting, the gold American Buffalo coin offers a tangible anchor.

Buying gold items means low risks and maintaining wealth

Gold's value has grown over the years making it good to maintain or grow wealth.

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Fact: gold price in GBP has risen 142.95% in the last 10 years. The lowest price was 686.93 GBP/oz and the highest 1,954.25 GBP/oz. Current world market price is 1,868.36 GBP/oz


The American Buffalo carries the design of the famous five-cent nickel buffalo coin

James Earle Fraser, one of America’s most famous sculptors of the early 20th century, originally created the chosen design for the gold American Buffalo coin. The original design was used for the copper – nickel five-cent coin that was minted and issued between 1913 and 1938 in the United States. It would take almost 70 years for this iconic coin design to be used once again on a circulating coin, only this time on a gold bullion coin. Besides making the original distinctive design for the gold Buffalo coin, Fraser also created several of America’s most prominent public monuments, such as the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial in Philadelphia and the Arts of Peace in Washington D.C.  

The American Buffalo represents North American Heritage  

The American Bison which is portrayed on the obverse of the American Buffalo coin is a species that once roamed freely on the grasslands of North America. Due to the excessive commercial hunting of the American Bison, also referred to as the American Buffalo, the animal was almost wiped out in the 19th century in the United States. Luckily, the species has recently made a comeback thanks to a few national parks and restricted private reserves.

The US West Point Mint

By witnessing the growing popularity of other countries’ 24 karat gold bullion coins, of which Canada’s Maple Leaf and Austria’s Philharmonic gold coins are good examples, the United States Mint decided to issue for the first time in its history its own version of a .9999 fine legal tender gold coin. Until 2006, the only American legal tender gold bullion coin available for purchase was the gold American Eagle which, unlike the Gold Buffalo, is a 22 karat coin and is made of gold and a copper - silver alloy. The introduction of the gold American Buffalo coin was also a historical moment for the United States Mint which for the first time issued two separate legal tender gold coins that contained different gold purities.

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The obverse portrays a Native American who, according to the designer James Earle Fraser, was created by combining the facial characteristics of three American Indian tribal chiefs. The text “LIBERTY” is also imprinted on the obverse, as is the year of mintage and the designer’s initial “F”, which stands for Fraser.


The reverse displays an American Bison, also referred to as the American Buffalo. Above the Buffalo is the engraving “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and the Latin words “E PLURIBUS UNUM” which translates as “one out of many”. Inscribed below the Buffalo are the words “IN GOD WE TRUST”, the nominal face value of $50, the weight, and the purity of the coin.


Each coin is individually packaged in a hard plastic capsule. Multiples of 20 are available in original mint-sealed tubes. 

We understand the importance of ensuring that you receive your order in a safe and secure manner. That’s why each order goes through additional quality control, is carefully packaged in a protective box and discreetly labeled to guarantee the protection of your privacy. Additionally, we take extra steps for your peace of mind – every shipment is fully insured, so you don’t have to worry when ordering products online.

We are committed to providing you with the best possible service and experience, and we believe that one important aspect of the process is a safe and secure shipment process. If there are any issues with your shipment, such as damage or loss, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Our dedicated customer support team is always available to help by phone 020 4541 4145 or, and we will do everything in our power to sort out any problems and get your order to you in a timely and efficient manner.

After we dispatch your parcel, we will provide you with a tracking number so that you can track its progress and see exactly where it is at all times. This way, you can stay informed about the status of your order and know exactly when to expect it to arrive. Transparency is key to a great customer experience, and we are always here to help with any questions or concerns you may have.

Each order is discreetly packed and fully insured, so you can safely order products online – additionally, after dispatch, we will provide you with the package number, so you will be able to track its entire route.

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