2025-W 1 oz Proof Gold Buffalo PR-70 PCGS (AR, Black Diamond)

2025-W 1 oz Proof Gold Buffalo PR-70 PCGS (AR, Black Diamond)

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The U.S. Mint’s 2024 1 oz Proof Gold Buffalo comprises one troy ounce of .9999 fine gold. The Gold Buffalo is the first .9999 fine gold coin produced by the U.S. Mint, and the Proof Gold Buffalos have a mirror finish that enhances the incredible detail.

This 2024 1 oz Proof Gold Buffalo is certified PR-70 by PCGS with Advanced Release designation. For added collectibility, it also contains an exclusive Black Diamond Label.

Coin Highlights:
  • 1 oz of .9999 fine gold.
  • PCGS Advanced Release is a rare designation with limited quantities, which means these were shipped before the official launch.
  • APMEXclusive® Black Diamond Label commemorates the buffalo, Black Diamond, and adds unique aesthetic appeal.
  • Coin backed by the U.S. government.
  • PCGS encapsulation preserves the flawless 70 certification.
  • Obverse: Displays James Earle Fraser's iconic American Indian profile from the 1913 Buffalo Nickel.
  • Reverse: Illustrates the American bison, Black Diamond, a bison that lived in the Central Park Zoo in the early 1900s. This design was first seen on the Buffalo Nickel.

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Add the esteemed PCGS PR-70 2024 1 oz Proof American Gold Buffalo with the Black Diamond Label to your investment portfolio or collection today! Don't miss out—with an iconic design, limited mintages, and Advanced Release designation, these coins are popular worldwide amongst collectors and investors.

PCGS Advanced Release
In 2021, the U.S. Mint initiated the granting of advanced release access to a chosen network of distributors for its latest numismatic offerings before the official launch. Usually representing around 10% of the total mintage, these coins proudly carry the designation of Advanced Release. Certification within this exclusive group elevates their status. The scarcity of coins meeting these criteria, coupled with the added allure of their unique origin, positions these releases as a top choice among discerning collectors.

Before encapsulation, the 2024 PCGS-graded American Buffalos undergo a meticulous assessment. PCGS, or the Professional Coin Grading Service, boasts an esteemed reputation for excellence in the realm of numismatics. Operating as a third-party coin grading service, PCGS sets a high standard for evaluating the authenticity and condition of coins, instilling trust and confidence among collectors and investors.

PR-70 graded Proof Gold Buffalos are visually flawless with no blemishes, even under magnification. Opting for a PCGS-graded Proof Gold Buffalo coin signifies a strategic investment in a rigorously authenticated asset. The encapsulation process by PCGS not only preserves the coin's condition but also provides tangible assurance of authenticity and grade, securing the investment's integrity and amplifying its market appeal.

Proof Gold Buffalos
Proof coins are struck using a specialized minting process that sets them apart from their bullion counterparts in several ways. The process begins with specially prepared coin blanks, which are meticulously polished to a mirror-like finish, often multiple times, to ensure they are free of imperfections. Once these planchets are ready, they are loaded into the coin press, and the striking process begins. The dies used for proof coins are also highly polished, and they are carefully aligned to ensure precise design details.

Unlike standard coin production, proof coins are struck multiple times with considerable force. This results in sharp, well-defined designs, frosted relief elements, and deep, mirror-like fields. The multiple strikes help create the high level of detail and contrast that are characteristic of proof coins.

Another distinguishing feature of proof coins is their finish. The background or fields of proof coins have a highly reflective, polished surface, which contrasts sharply with the raised, frosted design elements. This combination of mirror-like fields and frosted reliefs creates a stunning visual effect, enhancing the coin's aesthetics.

Proof coins are typically handled with great care throughout the minting process to avoid any damage or imperfections. They are individually inspected to ensure their quality meets the highest standards.

The 2024 Proof Gold Buffalo stands out for its superior craftsmanship and exceptional quality. Struck with precision, this coin represents a pinnacle of numismatic excellence, appealing to collectors and investors alike for its outstanding beauty and rarity.

The American Gold Buffalo Coin Series
The U.S. Mint issued the American 1 oz Gold Buffalo as their inaugural .9999 fine gold bullion coin. Crafted to strict U.S. Mint standards, these coins have a denomination of fifty dollars and enjoy significant global esteem. They have been produced every year starting in 2006, after the Presidential $1 Coin Act of 2005 authorized production of the coin.

The American Gold Buffalo Coin Design
Drawing inspiration from James Earle Fraser's iconic Buffalo Nickel, the Proof Gold Buffalo coin showcases the famous Indian Head on the obverse, a combination of the portraits of three famous Native American chiefs. It also displays a buffalo on the reverse—modeled after Black Diamond, a buffalo that lived in Central Park Zoo at the beginning of the 20th century. This coin resurrects a timeless design with refined details, offering collectors a blend of beauty and value.

Black Diamond Label
The Black Diamond Label is a tribute to the enduring spirit of the American frontier. Black Diamond, the iconic buffalo featured on the Buffalo Nickel and Gold Buffalo, embodies strength, resilience, and the untamed beauty of the American wilderness. Residing in the Central Park Zoo in the early 20th century, Black Diamond's powerful presence inspired James Earle Fraser and is now immortalized on these coins. With muscular shoulders and a fierce expression, Black Diamond stands as a legendary figure in numismatic history.

Immerse yourself in history with these 1 oz Proof Gold Buffalos, each adorned with a unique Black Diamond design on the APMEXclusive® label. This label not only invokes nostalgia but also establishes a profound connection to a bygone era. Commemorating the untamed beauty of the buffalo, the label encapsulates the essence of these coins, paying homage to the magnificent creature that symbolizes the American West. It's more than a coin; it's a testament to the enduring legacy of Black Diamond and the captivating allure of the American frontier.

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