The Canadian Gold Maple Leaf is one of the most popular coin programs in the world today. Offered every year with the same obverse and reverse designs, the Gold Maple Leaf is available in bullion and proof versions across multiple different weights. The 2017 oz Canadian Gold Maple Leaf Coin is available today from JM Bullion.
- Ships to you in individual plastic flips or sealed sheets of 40 coins.
- 32nd issue of oz Canadian Gold Maple Leaf coins!
- Contains Troy oz of .9999 pure gold in BU condition.
- Issued a face value of $20 (CAD) by the Canadian government.
- Reverse features the iconic sugar maple leaf design.
- Obverse includes Queen Elizabeth IIs portrait.
Each 2017 oz Canadian Gold Maple Leaf Coin listed by JM Bullion here today is in BU condition. Coins in this condition show no signs of wear and tear, however you may notice a range of minor flaws that include breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, or contact marks from the coining process.
Canadian Gold Maple Leaf coins debuted in 1979 with a 1 oz coin available with .999 pure gold content. Starting in 1982, the collection expanded to offer a and 1/10 oz option in the range and increased its purity level to .9999 gold content. These oz Canadian Gold Maple Leaf coins were added in 1986.
The reverse face of the 2017 oz Canadian Gold Maple Leaf coin features the sugar maple leaf emblem. The official symbol of Canada, this leaf has appeared on the reverse every year since 1979 and includes engravings of the nation of issue, purity, metal content, and weight of the coin.
On the obverse is the image of Queen Elizabeth II created in 2003 by Susanna Blunt. This right-profile portrait is the third to appear on the Canadian Gold Maple Leaf, and was introduced on these coins in 2005. It depicts the Queen at the age of 79.
Only two other portraits of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II have appeared on Canadian Gold Maple Leaf coins. A depiction of the Queen at the age of 39 was used from 1979 to 1989, followed b y a 64-year-old depiction from 1990 to 2004.
The Royal Canadian Mint was founded in the federal capital of Ottawa in 1908. The mint was founded to give Canada independent control over its coinage from the Royal Mint of London, and to expedite the refinement of gold from the Yukon Territories.
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