$5 Gold Buffalo Pricing
The American Buffalo $5 gold coin is a one-year-only issue that was released in 2008 and struck by the West Point Mint. These 2008-W Buffalo gold coins contain one-tenth ounce of .9999-fine gold and were made with both burnished and proof finishes. The West Point Mint struck a total of 17,429 examples of the uncirculated $5 gold American Buffalo coins while 18,884 examples of the proof specimens were made.
The 2008-W American Buffalo gold coin revives a classic design by James Earle Fraser that was first seen on the five-cent coin in 1913 and remained in production until 1938. These Indian Head or so-called “Buffalo” nickels, which depict the bust of a Native American on the obverse and an American bison on the reverse, have long been popular collectibles.
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