1/2 oz Canadian Gold Maple Leaf Coin (2018)
(Excluding International Orders)
The 2018 1/2 oz Canadian Gold Maple Leaf Coin is a .9999 fine gold coin produced by the prestigious Royal Canadian Mint. It is legal tender in Canada with a face value of CAD $20, but it is valued at the price of 1/2 troy oz of gold.
The Canadian Maple Leaf Gold Coin was first introduced in 1979. At that time the only gold bullion coin that was available was the Gold Krugerrand. The Royal Canadian Mint set out to make the Maple Leaf Gold Coin the purest coin in the world by making it 24K in purity. They became very popular among gold investors and made the Royal Canadian Mint world renown. The Canadian Gold Maple became known for its very high purity at 99.99% with some Gold Maple Leaf issues reaching 99.999% fineness. Now, over 25 million Canadian Maple Leaf Gold Coins have been sold worldwide.
The Canadian Maple Leaf Gold Coin design is breathtaking. The obverse side of the coin features Queen Elizabeth the Second. Her name appears at the top of the Gold Maple Leaf and denomination and the date of the coin appears at the bottom. The reverse side displays the national symbol of Canada - the Maple Leaf. The national symbol is where the Coin derives its name, Canadian Maple Leaf. The reverse of the Gold Maple Leaf states its country of origin, content, purity, and weight.
The Canadian Maple Leaf Gold Coin is easily recognizable and a highly liquid gold investment vehicle. Its government backing gives it additional security and makes the Canadian Maple Leaf very trustworthy. Canadian Maple Leaf Gold 1/2 oz Coins are stored in tubes of forty.