About the 2011 $50 Gold Buffalo Proof
This $50 Gold Buffalo proof is a gorgeous specimen. James Earle Fraser's designs stand out on the surface of the coin, which is blessed with a superb, mirror-like shine. This proof was struck at the U.S. Mint at West Point.
Like all $50 Gold Buffalos, this coin contains 1 Troy oz. of .9999 fine gold. If you want the highest-grade gold money can buy, this is the coin for you.
What makes this coin a good buy?
The U.S. Mint releases a relatively low number of proofs, which means these coins are always rare and are often prized among collectors. They are the early version of the coin, produced for display. Carefully struck more than once on specially polished dyes, they stand out as lovely display pieces and as good bets for future numismatic value.
As a straightforward gold bullion investment it's hard to go wrong with this well-recognized coin. Highly regarded around the world, it's very easy to liquidate this investment at need. It's also an investment you can expect to experience steady growth over the years in accordance with gold's historic trends.