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Why add this perfectly graded 2019 Smithsonian Zoo Buffalo commemorative 1 oz. gold proof medallion to your collection?
2019 marks the 130th Anniversary of the establishment of the Smithsonian National Zoo located in Washington D.C. In honor of the milestone, this stunning proof medallion has been struck from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine gold by the Commonwealth Mint. This first release of a series honoring the Zoo features one of the Zoo's first attractions, an American Buffalo, designed by award winning numismatic artist Natanya Van Niekerk. Mintage of the 32.69 mm diameter proof medallion is limited to only 250.
Sensational Buffalo Imagery
A buffalo stands on a mound of dirt inscribed with "FOUNDING OF THE NATIONAL ZOO" on the reverse. Above, a Smithsonian themed sun hovers in a dramatically stylized sky. The likeness of President Grover Cleveland is featured on the obverse, honoring the president's role in the establishment of the National Zoo. Inscribed "2019."
Flawless Proof 70 Ultra Cameo with Hand Signed Smithsonian Label
This commemorative 2019 Smithsonian National Zoo Buffalo Gold Proof Medallion is graded a perfect Proof 70 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). The proof was also awarded the designation Ultra Cameo (UC) for the remarkable contrast between the textured and mirrored surfaces. The 1 oz. gold proof medal is presented in a NGC holder with a Smithsonian label bearing the signature of designer Natanya Van Niekerk.
Make this amazingly low mintage, perfectly graded 2019 Gold Smithsonian Zoo Proof Medallion honoring the American Buffalo your next purchase from ModernCoinMart!
This 2019 Smithsonian Zoo Buffalo 1 oz Gold Proof Medal Scarce and Unique Coin Division NGC PF70 UC Natanya Van Niekerk Signed Label is proudly minted by the Commonwealth Mint. The Commonwealth Mint, located in Great Britain, is best known for creating commemorative coins and stamps.
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Variety:||Scarce and Unique Coin Division|
|Label/Signature:||Natanya Van Niekerk Signed Label|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Bust of Grover Cleveland|
|Reverse Design:||Buffalo Standing on Mound|