The Canadian Gold Maple Leaf Coin


The Canadian Gold Maple Leaf Coin is minted by the Royal Mint of Canada and has a 99.99 gold purity. It is the official bullion coin of Canada and it was first introduced in 1979. Gold bullion, special issues and the 2010 Canada Olympic Games theme have become very popular among the investors and collectors. The Maple Leaf Coin has legal tender in Canada meaning that is can be exchanged on the market.

These coins are collected by many because of their rarity and their historic significance. The most special and important coins that have been minted throughout the years are:

The One Million Dollar Coin 2007 – It is the world’s largest coin, it weights 100 kilograms and has the highest purity of 99.999 gold. It was created by Stanley Written. The coin was considered to be a promotional product in order to give the mint a higher profile. After its emergence on the market there were several interested buyers but the mint announced that they were willing to manufacture and sell them but for the price of 2.5 million or 3 million dollars.

The Two Hundred Dollars Gold Maple Leaf 2007 – This is a special coin that weights one ounce and has a 99.999 gold purity.

The 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games Gold Maple has a value of 50 Canadian dollars. On the back of the coin there is an ice hockey player and two Maple Leaves. This is not the only coin representing the Vancouver Olympic Games and a Canadian theme, there are many coins that can be found with these symbols and that can raise the interest of both collectors and investors.

The Canadian Gold Maple Leaf coin is sold by the mint or by bullion dealers authorized by the mint. Also, individual collectors and investors may sell their coins in numismatic shows or by coin consignment services. When you wish to invest in such coins it is recommended to purchase them from reputable dealers and also to obtain an authenticity certificate.

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