The 2016 1 oz Canadian Maple Leaf Gold Coin is recognized worldwide for its outstanding quality and authenticity. Produced by the Royal Canadian Mint, this .9999 fine gold coin is backed by the Canadian government with a $50 CAD face value.
The Maple Leaf 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 it the purest coin in the world by making it 24 karat in purity. They became very popular among gold investors and made the Royal Canadian Mint world renown
The design is breathtaking. The obverse side of the coin features Queen Elizabeth II. 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 reverse of the Gold Maple Leaf states its country of origin, content, purity, and weight. It continues to be a staple choice for investors looking to add to their position with high quality, sovereign backed bullion.