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    2016 1 oz American Gold Buffalo Coin PCGS MS69 FS

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    The 2016 release of the American Gold Buffalo coin marks the 10th anniversary of the nation’s first 24-karat gold coin. When the American Gold Buffalo was introduced in 2006, it revived another of America’s greatest historical coin designs on a modern bullion product. Right now, the 10th anniversary release is available from JM Bullion with the 2016 1 oz American Gold Buffalo Coin for sale in near-perfect condition.

    Coin Highlights:

    • Arrives in a protective plastic slab.
    • 10th anniversary release of the American Gold Buffalo.
    • Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold.
    • Bears a face value of $50 (USD) backed by the federal government.
    • Issued a grade of MS69 by the Professional Coin Grading Service.
    • Features a First Strike certification.
    • Obverse depicts the image of a Native American chieftain.
    • Reverse includes the depiction of a bison, inspired by Black Diamond.

    American Gold Buffalo coins feature a design inspired by James Earle Fraser’s original Buffalo Nickel design. Created in 1913, Fraser’s nickel design featured images that reflect his life growing up on the frontiers of Minnesota and the Dakotas.

    Fraser was a native of Winona, Minnesota, and he grew up on the northern plains of the US, following around his father and working with him. His depiction of a Native American chieftain was created through the combination of facial features from real-world tribal leaders of his day. The other image includes that of a bison, inspired by a real-life resident of the Central Park Zoo.

    Each of these 2016 1 oz American Gold Buffalo Coins earned a near-perfect MS69 grade from the PCGS. Coins in this condition exhibit full, original mint luster, but also bear a maximum of two minor detracting flaws such as miniscule hairlines or minor contact marks. All flaws are located outside the primary focal areas of the coin’s surface.

    Additionally, these coins earned the PCGS’ First Strike certification. Coins from the First Strike category are certified to have arrived at the PCGS depository within the first 30 days of the release date for 2016 coins as set by the United States Mint.

    On the obverse of the American Gold Buffalo coin is the image of a Native American chieftain, captured in right-profile relief. Fraser’s design debuted on the Buffalo Nickel in 1913, and remained in use until 1938.

    The reverse of the 2016 1 oz American Gold Buffalo coin includes the image of Black Diamond. Though not an exact replication, Fraser’s left-profile depiction of an American bison was inspired by Black Diamond, a resident buffalo at New York City’s Central Park Zoo in the early 20th century.

    If you have any questions about these American Gold Buffalo coins, please contact JM Bullion at 800-276-6508, reach out to us online using our live chat, or send us an email.

    JMB ID 1129651
    Year 2016
    Grade MS69 FS
    Grade Service PCGS
    Mint Mark Not Shown
    Purity .9999
    Manufacturer US Mint
    Thickness 2.95 mm
    Diameter 32.7 mm
    Inner Pack 20
    Outer Pack 500
    Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
    Face Value $50
    Issuing Country United States
    Obverse Designer James Earle Fraser
    Reverse Designer James Earle Fraser
    Edge Design Reeded
    Series American Gold Buffalo
    CoA No
    Packaging Type PCGS Plastic Slab
    Metal Weight 1 Troy ounce
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    2. Holding period after cleared payment.
      • Depending on your payment method, we will hold the order once payment is received and cleared. The hold periods by payment method are listed in checkout and in your confirmation email. Paper checks take the longest and are held up to five business days after payment clears.
    3. Shipping method and transit time.
      • UPS 3-Day Air is the fastest and most reliable method of shipping. These are usually delivered in 1-3 business days once in transit.
      • USPS is less consistent in both transit time and tracking accuracy.
    My package appears to have been damaged or tampered with. What should I do?+

    We recommend you refuse any shipment that appears to be damaged or tampered with as the shipping insurance ends once signed for and/or delivered. When refused, the package(s) will return to JM Bullion for inspection. If you have taken possession of a damaged or tampered package, please save all packaging and contact JM Bullion at1-800-276-6508 within 48 hours for further instructions. Failure to notify us of damage or tampering within 48 hours fromsignatureor delivery date may impact our ability to cover your claim.

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    Orders under $1000 will not require a signature unless that option is selected and paid for at checkout. Orders over $1000 will always require a signature for delivery. Please note, per our Terms and Conditions, once a package shows delivered, our responsibility ends. Please be available and attentive to receive the package when the courier arrives. Due to COVID 19, couriers are not always getting the signature.

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    Do you ship internationally?+

    We only ship to U.S. addresses (including P.O. Boxes and APO addresses).

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    Depending on your method of payment, it is possible to have your order shipped to an address other than your billing address. If you pay with paper check, bank wire, ACH, Ethereum, Ripple, or bitcoin, you may have your order shipped wherever you please, with two exceptionsUPS locations and mail forwarding locations. If you pay with a credit/debit card, it depends on your order history. For credit cards, put the order through with your billing address as the shipping address, and then call us to see if we can change it to an alternate. If you pay via PayPal, your order must ship to a PayPal Verified address.

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    You may choose how your order is shipped during the checkout process. In the last section of the checkout page, 4 Shipping Method, you will see the available shipping options for your order. If your purchase is eligible for free shipping, the pre-selected option will be base shipping, which is either USPS or UPS at our choice. If you would like to upgrade your shipping, you may choose one of the other options for a small fee. Simply click on the circle next to the shipping method you desire, and your order will be shipped via that method.

    How long do I have to wait for my USPS tracking to update before you will file a claim?+

    USPS does not consider a package lost or stolen until fifteen (15) days have passed since the last tracking update (excluding Sundays and federal holidays). In the unlikely event your tracking does not update by the fifteenth day, we will be allowed to initiate the claims process. Prior to that, all we can do is notify USPS of the situation.

    If your tracking stops updating, please contact us within five (5) business days of the last tracking update so our Claims Department can contact USPS.

    If my order includes an item on presale, will the in-stock items ship first?+

    Unfortunately, due to the way insurance is applied to an order, everything must ship at the same time (i.e., in-stock items must await shipment until all presale items have arrived). Your order will ship in its entirety within 24-72 hours of our receiving the presale item. An email notification will be sent when your order ships.

    Do you ship to US territories?+

    We do not ship to US territories. Due to special requirements set by the postal systems, we are unable to ship outside of U.S. states.

    What does “No Will Call” mean?+

    All UPS shipments ship with a No Will Call restriction, meaning the package cannot be picked up from a UPS location. This is a precaution to prevent orders from being fraudulently intercepted.

    UPS will make three delivery attempts. If nobody is available at the delivery address to sign and accept delivery, the package will be returned to us.

    Where do you ship orders from?+

    All orders will ship from our warehouse in Las Vegas, Nevada. We mask our return address on all packages as to not give away the contents of the package.

    Do you offer UPS shipping to Alaska and Hawaii?+

    No, we do not. The costs in shipping to these places is extremely prohibitive, so we utilize USPS on all shipments.

    Do we ship to P.O. Boxes?+

    Yes! When products are shipped via the United States Postal Service, we can ship to a P.O. Box. Please note that insurance on shipments to P.O. Boxes ends as soon as the package shows delivered.

    Do you ship to UPS store?+

    No. UPS 3-Day Air service excludes shipments to UPS Stores, Mail Stores, as well as Alaska, Hawaii, APO addresses, and P.O. Boxes.

    Is my package insured while in transit?+

    JM Bullion fully insures all its shipments. Should anything happen while your package is in transit to you, it will be covered by our insurance policy subject to the conditions set forth in this Section 13 of our Terms and Conditions. Please read this section of the Terms and Conditions carefully.

    If we determine the package is lost or damaged, we file a claim. We reserve the right to re-ship your items or refund your money at our discretion.

    How do you ship orders?+

    Orders are shipped in inconspicuous packaging via either USPS or UPS.* All shipments are fully insured. Our shipping policy, which is based on order size, can be viewedhere.

    *UPS 3-Day Air excludes Alaska, Hawaii, PO Boxes, UPS Store, and APO addresses. No Will Call pickups permitted.Saturday service not included.

    Call us at 844-258-2538 or email us at buybacks@jmbullion.com to receive custom bid pricing for this item. Note that buybacks are subject to $1,000 minimums as well as possible maximums depending on inventory positions, and require verbal confirmation via phone.

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