Gold Canadian Maple Leafs are some of the most affordable gold coins for sale today. With six weights to choose from, there is a coin in this series from the Royal Canadian Mint to suit any budget. When gold prices are low, the 1 oz gold coin is the most attractive. As gold surges, more investors are likely to turn to the fractional-ounce coins as an affordable entry point for gold ownership.
- Ships to you inside of a protective plastic flip or a sealed sheet of 20 gold coins!
- 42nd date of release in the Gold Canadian Maple Leaf collection!
- Consists of One-Quarter Troy oz of .9999 fine gold in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of $10 (CAD) backed by the federal government of Canada.
- The obverse features an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
- On the reverse is the sugar maple leaf symbol.
Each of the 2021 1/4 oz Gold Canadian Maple Leafs offered in this series comes with a protective plastic flip when purchased individually. When purchased in multiples of 20, these 2021 1/4 oz Gold Maple Leafs are housed inside of sealed sheets of 20 coins by the Royal Canadian Mint. All coins offered here come in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.
The 1/4 oz Gold Maple Leaf was one of the first two weights added to the series after its original offering in 1979. When the broader collection debuted, only a 1 oz gold coin was offered. In November 1982, the Royal Canadian Mint expanded the options in the series to include 1/4 oz and 1/10 oz gold. The 1/2 oz gold coin was added in 1986, the 1/20 oz coin in 1993, and the 1 Gram coin in 2014.
The obverse of the 2021 1/4 oz Gold Canadian Maple Leaf includes an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. This design was created in 2003 by Ms. Blunt as the fourth-generation effigy during the reign of Elizabeth II. Notably, this is the first portrait of the Queen during her reign to lack a crown on the monarch’s head.
On the reverse of the 2021 Gold Canadian Maple Leaf, you will find the sugar maple leaf symbol that has been emblematic of Canada for more than three centuries. This design captures the natural beauty and simple lines of the sugar maple leaf. As with other coins in this collection, these 1/4 oz gold coins have radial lines in the background field on both the obverse and reverse sides of the coin.
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