Founded by the Canadian government, the Royal Canadian Mint are a leading supplier of currency and bullion coins globally. Set up as a branch of The Royal Mint to refine gold from the Yukon in the late 1800’s, the RCM today manufacture the ‘Maple’ investment coin in both gold and silver.
The Canadian Gold Maple Leaf Coin is Canada’s official gold bullion coin. This beautiful coin is 24 carat gold with a fineness of 999.9 and its purity is guaranteed by the Canadian Government. The coin features the iconic Canadian maple leaf and an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. The maple leaf symbolises the abundance of maple trees as well as the nation’s values of freedom, peace and tolerance. First released in 1979 by the Royal Canadian Mint, the coins contain no base metals and were made with gold from the mines of Canada. As one of the purest gold coins regularly issued in the world, it has legal tender status and a face value of 50 Canadian Dollars. The purity and government backing of the Canadian Maple Leaf Gold Coin makes it recognised worldwide as a highly liquid, trustworthy and ideal investment.