Press release from the United States Mint:
United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin
(product code 16EL) starting March 31 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
coin has been priced in accordance with the United States Mint pricing
schedule for gold coins. Current pricing information is available at
will be accepted at the United States Mint's online catalog at https://catalog.usmint.gov/, while hearing- and
speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order by calling
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on shipping options is available at https://catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.
obverse (heads side) and reverse (tails side) designs of the American
Buffalo 1-ounce gold Proof coin are based on the original 1913 Type I
Buffalo nickel by James Earle Fraser. The obverse of the 24-karat gold
coin bears the profile of a Native American, with the inscriptions
LIBERTY, 2016, the initial F for Fraser, and the W Mint mark for the
United States Mint at West Point.
coin's reverse features the revered American Buffalo, also known as
the bison, with the inscriptions UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS
UNUM, IN GOD WE TRUST, $50, 1OZ., and .9999 FINE GOLD.
American Buffalo 1-ounce gold Proof coin is displayed on an adjustable
platform in an elegant matte finish hardwood presentation case. A
Certificate of Authenticity is included.