One of the most sought-after gold bullion coins in the world, the Gold Canadian Maple Leaf was the second coin offered to investors behind only the 1967 debut of the Gold Krugerrand from South Africa. Known for its .9999 fine gold content and impressive design elements, the Gold Maple Leaf is an annual best-seller around the globe. Right now, 1 oz Gold Canadian Maple Leaf Coins are available to purchase online at Silver.com in near-perfect condition.
- Ships to you inside of the PCGS or NGC protective plastic slab!
- Issued since 1979!
- Availability of certified coins is limited!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 or .9999 fine gold.
- Bears a face value of $50 (CAD) backed by the federal government of Canada.
- Issued a Grade of Mint State 69 by the Professional Coin Grading Service or Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
- Obverse features Queen Elizabeth II.
- Reverse includes the sugar maple leaf.
- Please be aware when buying multiples that you may receive several with the same date mark.
Each 1 oz Gold Canadian Maple Leaf in this listing earned a Mint State 69 certification. Coins in this condition exhibit full, original mint luster and a maximum of two minor detracting flaws. These flaws are limited in nature to minuscule contact marks or hairlines and limited in scope to the areas outside the primary focal points of the coin.
Silver.com offers the Gold Canadian Maple Leaf today from random years and with the possibility of additional labels such as Early Release and First Strike. We cannot guarantee a specific date mark or the presence of an additional label. If you purchase more than one coin, we are not able to hand-pick various date marks. You could receive several coins with the same date, image of Queen Elizabeth II, and even the same additional labels.
It is also important to note that early Gold Canadian Maple Leaf coins had a metal content of .999 fine gold. From 1979 to November 1982, 1 oz Gold Maple Leafs had just .999 fine gold content. All coins issued after November 1982 feature .9999 fine gold.
Also, the obverse side of 1 oz Gold Canadian Maple Leaf Coins could feature one of three different effigies of Queen Elizabeth II. Coins issued from 1979 to 1989 have Arnold Machin’s second-generation effigy of a young Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty’s depiction on coins with a date mark from 1990 to 2003 have Dora de Pedery-Hunt’s third generation portrait. All coins struck from 2004 onward have Susanna Blunt’s fourth-generation design.
The reverse of all 1 oz Gold Maple Leafs includes the design of the sugar maple leaf. This iconic symbol of the nation was created for the coin program in 1979 by Walter Ott and continues unchanged to this day.
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