Canada is quite proud of their culture and heritage and if there is one thing that is purely Canadian, it is the maple leaf. The 2008 1 oz Silver Canadian Maple Leaf coin pays tribute to the symbol of The Great White North and is highly sought after by collectors. This coin was made by the Royal Canadian Mint and weighs 1 troy ounce. It is made of .9999 silver and is legal tender with a face value of $5 CAD. The Mint has released just under 8 million coins and they are highly popular among collectors and silver bullion investors.
- Contains 1 oz of .9999 pure silver.
- Minted by the Royal Canadian Mint.
- Carries a $5 CAD face value backed by the Canadian government.
- Available in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.
Upon looking at the 2008 1 oz Silver Canadian Maple Leaf coin, you will see the maple leaf is distinctively shown in the center of the coin’s face. The details of this coin are exceptional and the artistry of this coin is easily seen. The leaf has great detail when it comes to the individual veins, and you can certainly see the realism when examining the coin. At the top of the coin, you will see the word “CANADA” and on the left and right of the leaf is “9999” which shows the purity of the coin. Along the bottom of the coin, you will see “FINE SILVER,” “1 OZ” and “ARGENT PURE.”
The other side of the coin features Queen Elizabeth II in profile. She is facing towards the right and the details of her portrait are quite realistic. The designer, Susanna Blunt, put a lot of work into capturing the grace of the Queen and her talent is evident especially when looking at details like her hair and pearl necklace. Above the profile of the Queen, her name, “ELIZABETH II” is engraved into the coin and beneath her, “5 DOLLARS 2008.”
The 2008 1 oz Silver Canadian Maple Leaf coin makes a great gift for any collector and is an ideal addition to any collection of foreign coins. Each coin is shipped via a flat-rate box and insured against loss, damage and theft. For more information on the 2008 1 oz Silver Canadian Maple Leaf coin, we invite you to contact us at your convenience through phone, chat or email.