The 1 oz. Gold Canadian Maple Leaf is one of the best selling bullion assets due mainly to the sterling reputation of the Royal Canadian Mint and the coins 99.99% purity. Gold Canadian Maples Leafs are guaranteed by the Canadian government (purity, weight and legal tender value) making them a popular option for investors interested in harnessing the value of bullion.
The Gold Maple Leaf’s obverse and reverse display, respectively, the profile of Queen Elizabeth II of Canada and the Canadian Maple Leaf. In 2013 and 2015 new security features were introduced. In 2013 a micro-engraved textured maple leaf (with laser technology), on a small area of the reverse (Maple Leaf) side of the coin.
In the center of this mark is the numeral denoting the coin’s year of issue, which is only visible under magnification. In 2015 the radial lines on the coin’s background on both sides of the coin.
Gold Canadian Maple Leafs are an unhedged asset, meaning they are minted in unlimited quantity to meet market demand.