Firstly, the Canadian gold maple leaf coins is available is a selection of weights which are:
- 1 oz
- ½ oz
- ¼ oz
- 1/10 oz
- 1/20 oz
- 1 gram
The gold maple leaf coins have a rich history which stems back to 1979 when the first gold maple leaf was produced. They are .999 fine and guaranteed by the Canadian Government, since 1979 they have become one of the world’s most popular fine gold coins. Demand for the gold maple leaf coin is growing year on year due to its history and beautiful design.
The design of the Canadian gold maple leaf is virtually unchanged since its introduction in 1979. Queen Elizabeth II is featured on the observe and in recent years, slight changes have been made to this design to feature the Queen’s initials. The maple leaf that is featured on the reverse, is the national symbol of Canada, this leaf is finely detailed with veins and texture.
Since 2013, each maple leaf has been laser micro-engraved with radial lines and a miniature maple leaf mark which will contain the coins year of issue under magnification.