The Gold Maple Leaf is the Royal Canadian Mint’s signature product and its iconic maple leaf motif is an internationally recognised symbol of Canada, over 40 Billion USD worth of Gold Maples have been minted, ranking it as the third most popular coin behind the Krugerrand and the American Gold Eagle.
The Gold maple is one of the finest Struck coins with 99.99% Gold and the proof coins as pure as 99.999% gold (24 carat gold), it was first introduced in 1979 competing only with the then boycotted Krugerrand. The higher purity and hence softer metal means that the owner must handle the coin with care to avoid signs of handling.
The Gold Maple Leaf's obverse and reverse display, respectively, the profile of Queen Elizabeth the II and the Canadian Maple Leaf.
The Royal Canadian Mint is known for its high-quality products and in 2013 and 2015,unique security featureswere added to the Maple Leaf gold coin in the form of a small lasermicro-engraved maple leafand a background of radial lines.
On 3 May 2007, the Royal Canadian Mint unveiled a Gold Maple Leaf coin with a nominal face value of $1,000,000 CAD and a metal value of over $3.5 million
The Gold Maple is available in various denominations including 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz, and 1/20 oz.