The American Gold Buffalo $5 coin was first struck in 2008 – two years after the Gold Buffalo first began. The coin is comprised of .9999 fine 24 karat gold, the first ever produced by the U.S. Mint. The design of the Gold Buffalo obverse features a portrait of a Native American with the inscription LIBERTY on it. The reverse of the Gold Buffalo depicts the American Bison on top of a mound. The Gold Buffalo is a copy of James Earle Fraser’s “Buffalo Nickel” design with the addition of “In God We Trust” on the coin. We have this coins certified PERFECT PF70 by NGC.