2010 American Gold Buffalo Coins on Sale Thursday
Source: Mineweb, Dorothy Kosich (4/27/10)
"The 2009 version of the coins sold out in six weeks. . ."
The 2009 version of the coins sold out in six weeks when their sales began on October 15, 2009 and sold out by Dec. 4. 2009. In total, 200,000 of the 2009 American Gold Buffalo bullion coins were produced and sold.
The American Gold Buffalo bullion coin is only offered in the one-ounce size.
The U.S. Mint will distribute the 2010 American Gold Buffalo bullion coins through an authorized network of dealers.
By law, the gold for the U.S. Mint American Gold Buffalo bullion coins must be taken from newly mined sources in America. They are struck at the United States Mint at West Point, New York, but do not have a mint mark.
U.S. Mint gold bullion coins are the only official investment-grade gold bullion coins whose weight, content and purity are guaranteed by the United States Government. The bullion coin can be sold for cash at most coin and precious metals dealers internationally and domestically.
So far this year, the U.S. Mint has sold 324,500 American Eagle Gold bullion coins. Last year a total of 1,805,500 U.S. gold bullion coins were sold of which 1,315,000 were one-ounce coins.
Among the national dealers who sell the bullion coins are Blanchard & Co. in New Orleans and the Northwest Territorial Mint in Auburn, Washington.