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2020 American Buffalo 1 oz Gold Coin MintID, AES-128 Encrypted

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The American Buffalo 1 oz Gold Coin is the only annual-issue 24-karat gold coin from the United States Mint. Not only is the coin the only US gold coin available every year with such purity, but it was also the first-ever 24-karat gold coin from the mint when it debuted in 2006. Combined with MintID packaging, this 24-karat gold coin is now more secure than ever. Today, you have the opportunity to purchase 2020 American Buffalo 1 oz Gold Coins in MintID certificate cards online at Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with a MintID certificate card!
  • 15th coin in the American Buffalo 1 oz Gold coin series!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold in BU condition.
  • The face value of the coin is $50 (USD) backed by the United States.
  • On the obverse of the coin is the stoic indigenous figure.
  • The reverse depicts the American bison.
  • MintID app requires iOS 13.0 or later and Android 4.2 or later.

MintID certificate cards for sovereign bullion coins are a great way to add security and authentication to sovereign mint products. MintID certificate cards include an encrypted NFC microchip in the design that is tamper-evident. If any attempts to tamper with the card and/or chip are made, the product will return a tampered result when scanned with the MintID app on your smartphone. To run the MintID app, you’ll need iOS 13.0 or later or Android 4.2 or later.


On the obverse side of 2020 American Buffalo 1 oz Gold Coins is the right-profile portrait of a stoic indigenous tribal figure. His depiction includes hair that is braided with feathers woven in at the back. The word Liberty is inscribed in the upper-right rim of the design field while the date mark 2020 is inscribed below the bust of the figure. An F initial is included on this side in honor of James Earle Fraser, the man who designed the images on this coin in 1913 for the Buffalo Nickel.


The reverse face of 2020 American Buffalo Gold Coins includes an American bison. The massive buffalo is featured in left-profile relief on a mound of dirt. Inscriptions that accompany the design on this side include United States of America and E Pluribus Unum above the bison. Below its frame, the inscriptions of In God We Trust, $50, and 1 oz .9999 Fine Gold are all featured.


American Buffalo Gold Coins debuted in 2006 from the United States Mint. In 2016, Congressional legislation designated the American Buffalo Gold Coin as an important annual-release gold bullion coin alongside those coins of the American Eagle Series at the mint.


Each one of these 2020 American Buffalo 1 oz Gold Coins is in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. If you download the MintID app to your smartphone and enable NFC settings on your device, you will be able to instantly authenticate your 2020 American Buffalo Gold Coin using the app. With a simple scan of the NFC microchip in the card using your smartphone, you will be shown the digital profile unique to that individual coin through the MintID app.

Please contact Provident Metals with any questions that you have about these coins. We are available at 800-313-3315, online using our live chat, and via our email address.

How Does Free Shipping Work?

When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

When will my order ship?

Most Provident orders are shipped within one (1) business day of your payment clearing. Payments made via PayPal clear instantly. Bitcoin payments clear instantly once the transaction is confirmed. Credit Card and bank wire payments process within 1 business day. ACH and paper check payments take 3-5 business days. Once payments are processed, products are released to fulfillment for packaging and shipping.

Can I choose the method of shipping?

All orders of $199 or more that are eligible for free shipping are, by default, shipped via a carrier of our choice (USPS or UPS). Depending on the contents and size of your purchase, you may be able to upgrade to a specific carrier during checkout.

Will I need to sign for my package?

For those orders of $999.99 or less, there is no need to sign for your package. However, you may select the option to require a signature at delivery if you want. This can be chosen and paid for at checkout. All orders of $1000 or more require a signature to complete delivery.

What about International Orders?

Provident is only able to ship to addresses in any of the 50 US states. This includes P.O. boxes and APO addresses.

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Product Details

Year 2020
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer MintID
Thickness 2.98 mm
Diameter 32.7 mm
Condition Uncirculated
Denomination $50
Country United States
Designer (Obverse) James Earle Fraser
Designer (Reverse) James Earle Fraser
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Gold Buffalo
Certificate of Authenticity No
Capsule Size 32 mm
Packaging MintID Blister Pack
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Inner Pack 20
Outer Pack 500
Packaging Dimensions 3.5 x 2.5 x 0.4
Provident ID 3738784