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1 oz Silver Buffalo Round New, MintMark SI | Sunshine Minting

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1-19 $33.44 $33.79 $34.83
20-99 $33.14 $33.49 $34.52
100-499 $32.84 $33.18 $34.21
500+ $32.44 $32.78 $33.79
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Available as low as $2.69 per oz over spot!

The Buffalo Nickel is one of the most famous and reproduced images from historic American currency. You can find the popular design in the modern era prominently displayed on the American Buffalo 1 oz Gold Coin from the United States Mint, as well as on countless silver rounds and silver bars from private mints. Provident Metals currently has the 1 oz Silver Buffalo Round from Sunshine Mint available to you for online purchasing.


  • Arrives with an individual protective plastic flip or a mint tube of 20 rounds!
  • Impressive revival of the Buffalo Nickel design!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
  • Stoic Native American on the obverse.
  • Powerful American bison on the reverse.
  • Features Sunshine MintMark SI technology (no decoder lens available).

When you purchase a 1 oz Silver Buffalo Round in this product listing, each item you receive comes in brand-new condition from the Sunshine Mint. Individual silver rounds are packaged in protective plastic flips while multiples of 20 are available to you in tubes. The individual rounds also have MintMark SI technology from Sunshine Mint included within the design of the round, though the decoder lens is not available directly through this listing.


A stoic Native American figure is depicted on the obverse side of the 1 oz Silver Buffalo Round. James Earle Fraser designed the Buffalo Nickel imagery in 1913 to replace the existing five-cent piece design on the coin. It was one of the first major denominations in US circulation to feature images of indigenous figures and culture. The figure on this side of the round is said to have been created by blending together the facial features of three existing indigenous leaders of the early 20th century. The only inscriptions on this side of the round are Liberty and SMI.


The American bison is the largest land mammal on the North American continent and is a powerful beast that was revered in indigenous cultures as a provider of many things. The 1 oz Silver Buffalo Round includes a left-profile image of the bison standing on a small mound of dirt. Fraser used Black Diamond, a bison residing at the Central Park Zoo in New York City, as inspiration for his design. Inscriptions on this side read 1 Troy oz .999 Fine Silver.


James Earle Fraser grew up in the Upper Midwest and explored the plains of the Dakotas with his father in the late-19th century. These places were the inspiration for his designs as he launched his art career. The Buffalo Nickel design was approved by the Taft Administration and used on the nickel from 1913 to 1938.


Provident Metals customer service is available to answer your questions at 800-313-3315. We are also available to you online through our live chat service and email address features.

How Does Free Shipping Work?

When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

When will my order ship?

Most Provident orders are shipped within one (1) business day of your payment clearing. Payments made via PayPal clear instantly. Bitcoin payments clear instantly once the transaction is confirmed. Credit Card and bank wire payments process within 1 business day. ACH and paper check payments take 3-5 business days. Once payments are processed, products are released to fulfillment for packaging and shipping.

Can I choose the method of shipping?

All orders of $199 or more that are eligible for free shipping are, by default, shipped via a carrier of our choice (USPS or UPS). Depending on the contents and size of your purchase, you may be able to upgrade to a specific carrier during checkout.

Will I need to sign for my package?

For those orders of $999.99 or less, there is no need to sign for your package. However, you may select the option to require a signature at delivery if you want. This can be chosen and paid for at checkout. All orders of $1000 or more require a signature to complete delivery.

What about International Orders?

Provident is only able to ship to addresses in any of the 50 US states. This includes P.O. boxes and APO addresses.

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Product Details

Mint Mark SMI
Metals Purity .999
Producer Sunshine Minting
Thickness 2.8 mm
Diameter 39 mm
Inner Pack 20
Outer Pack 500
Designer (Obverse) James Earle Fraser
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Sunshine Buffalo
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging Plastic Flip
Packaging Dimensions 1.5 x 1.5 x 0.1
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2571594