The 2001 American Buffalo silver dollars have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these silver commemorative coins.

2001 American Buffalo Silver Dollar

2001 American Buffalo Silver Dollar Reverse

These coins were minted in order to commemorate the opening of the National Museum of the American Indian. The design is recreated from the Buffalo nickel that was minted from 1913-1938. The obverse side of the coin features a Native American man. On the reverse side of the coin the design features an American buffalo.

Some of the proceeds from the sale of this coin went to the opening and endowment of the National Museum of the American Indian.

Specifications

Type: Commemorative Silver Dollar
Year: 2001
Face Value: $1.00
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .77344 oz.
Total Weight: 26.73 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $19.64

The US minted the 2001 D American Buffalo silver dollar and the 2001 P proof American Buffalo silver dollar. The mint mark can be found on the reverse side of the coin.

Series Location Distribution
2001 D Denver 227,131
2001 P Proof Philadelphia 272,869

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $19.64 as of August 04, 2021. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $25.39 per ounce.

The 2001 D American Buffalo silver dollar is worth around $125 in mint packaging.

The 2001 P proof American Buffalo silver dollar is worth around $120 in mint packaging.

 

Sources:

The Red Book