The first gold bullion coin from the United States Mint to offer 24-karat gold content was the Gold American Buffalo. Introduced in 2006, the Gold Buffalo was like the coins of the American Eagle Series in that it used a historic coin design from the United States Mint for its imagery. Unlike the other coins, it only dabbled in the production of fractional ounces just one time. Now, perfect condition 2008 1/10 oz Burnished Gold American Buffalos are available to you for purchase online at Silver.com.
- Coin ships to you in PCGS or NGC protective plastic slabs!
- Issued just one time in 2008 in 1/10 oz gold!
- Availability of certified perfect coins is limited!
- Consists of One-Tenth Troy ounce of .9999 fine gold.
- Issued a face value of $5 (USD) by the United States.
- Bears a Grade of Mint State 70 from the Professional Coin Grading Service or Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
- The obverse features a stoic indigenous figure.
- On the reverse is an American bison.
- Please keep in mind labels may match on the coins you receive if you buy multiples.
Gold American Buffalos were introduced in 2006 by the US Mint. In a busy year that included 20th-anniversary strikes for the Gold Eagle and Silver Eagle, as well as a new burnished option in both series, the mint also rolled out its first-ever 24-karat gold coin.
While Gold American Eagle coins have long been offered in four weights of 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, and 1/10 oz, but the Gold American Buffalo was introduced without fractional ounces. In 2008, the US Mint opted to introduce 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, and 1/10 oz gold coins in a one-time release of Burnished Gold American Buffalos.
The obverse side of 2008 1/10 oz Burnished Gold American Buffalos features a right-profile design with the face of an indigenous tribal figure. This stoic individual is shown with long, braided hair that has feathers woven in at the back.
On the reverse field of 2008 1/10 oz Burnished Gold Buffalos is a depiction of an American bison. The largest land mammal living on the North American continent today, the American bison shown here is based on Black Diamond, a bison that lived in New York City’s Central Park Zoo in the early 20th century.
These 2008 1/10 oz Burnished Gold American Buffalos have Mint State 70 certifications. Coins in this condition showcase full, original mint luster and have no detracting flaws of any kind. The coins have the potential to come with varied additional labels like First Strike or Early Release, but this cannot be guaranteed.
Please keep in mind your coins are chosen at random after your payment has been processed. We do not guarantee the presence of additional labels and cannot guarantee if the coin you receive was graded by the PCGS or NGC. If you buy multiples, please remember you could get matching labels.
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