Coin & Currency Set American Buffalo 2001

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    The Coin & Currency Set American Buffalo 2001 is a captivating numismatic ensemble that commemorates both the iconic American Buffalo nickel and the rich history of United States currency. Released in 2001 by the United States Mint, this set offers collectors and enthusiasts a unique opportunity to own a piece of American numismatic history.

    The United States has a long and storied history of coinage and currency, dating back to the colonial era. The introduction of the American Buffalo nickel in 1913 marked a significant moment in numismatic history, as it represented a departure from the traditional designs featuring allegorical figures and instead showcased an iconic American symbol—the buffalo.

    The design of the American Buffalo nickel, created by renowned sculptor James Earle Fraser, features a majestic buffalo (bison) on the reverse and a profile portrait of a Native American chief on the obverse. Fraser's design captures the spirit of the American West and pays homage to the indigenous peoples and wildlife that once roamed the plains.

    The Coin & Currency Set American Buffalo 2001 includes a faithful reproduction of the original American Buffalo nickel, struck in .9999 fine 24-karat gold. This stunning coin, with a diameter of 32.7 millimeters, faithfully recreates Fraser's iconic design, making it a cherished addition to any collection.

    The minting of the American Buffalo gold coin was carried out by the United States Mint, which operates several minting facilities across the country. The production of these coins required the highest level of precision and craftsmanship to ensure the quality and purity of the gold used.

    The mintage of the American Buffalo gold coin is limited by law to meet demand and maintain the integrity of the series. While exact mintage figures may vary from year to year, the popularity of the American Buffalo series ensures that each coin is highly sought after by collectors and investors alike.

    The denomination of the American Buffalo gold coin is $50, reflecting its face value as legal tender in the United States. However, the intrinsic value of the coin far exceeds its nominal value due to its gold content and numismatic significance.

    The condition of the American Buffalo gold coin in the Coin & Currency Set 2001 is described as Uncirculated, indicating a coin that has never been used in commerce and retains its original mint luster and detail. This suggests that the coin has been well-preserved since its minting and is free from the wear and abrasions commonly associated with circulated coinage.

    In addition to the American Buffalo gold coin, the Coin & Currency Set 2001 also includes a meticulously crafted replica of the original American Buffalo nickel. This faithful reproduction allows collectors to appreciate the design and craftsmanship of the iconic coin that inspired the modern gold bullion series.

    The packaging of the Coin & Currency Set 2001 is designed to complement the elegance and historical significance of the coins it contains. Typically, these sets are presented in a protective display case or folder, accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and educational materials detailing the history and significance of the coins.

  • Details:
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    • Year: 2001
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