The Maple Leaf Gold is a gold coin famous for its purity and quality of its invoice. Buy gold Maple Leaf coins is a great way to invest in order to diversify his investment in gold.
History of the gold Maple Leaf.
The Maple Leaf gold coin is minted by the Royal Canadian Mint since 1979. This pure gold coin quickly became a competitor and an alternative to the Krugerrand, unique gold coin an ounce available on the market at the time, which suffered the boycott of South Africa because of apartheid.
The Royal Canadian Mint Maple Leaf struck gold with 99.9% under the first 3 years. From 1982, the Maple Leaf gold coin is struck with a title of 99.99%.
Titration of the gold Maple Leaf, called the « five 9 » demonstrates exceptional purity of the Maple Leaf, making it very popular with investors.
Gold Maple Leaf design.
Observe of the gold Maple Leaf.
The obverse of the gold Maple Leaf shows the portrait of the English Queen Elizabeth II. The nominal value of the coin in Canadian dollars and the year of minting appear on the obverse. The face of Queen Elisabeth II on the obverse of the gold coin is regularly adapted to the current appearance of the queen.
Reverse of the gold Maple Leaf.
The reverse of the gold Maple Leaf features the maple leaf, symbol of Canada. Above, the word « CANADA » is observed, rapping countries of the gold coin. Below indications « FINE GOLD 1 OZ PURE GOLD » give indications on the weight of fine gold from the Maple Leaf gold coin. To the left and right of the maple leaf is indicated titration 9999.
The edge of the coin Maple Leaf gold is grooved.
Features of the gold Maple Leaf.
|Maple Leaf||Face Value||Fine gold weight||Titration||Diameter||Thickness|
|1 ounce gold oz||50 $ CAD||31,103g||99,999 %||30 mm||2,87 mm|
|1/2 ounce gold oz||20 $ CAD||15,552 g||99,999 %||25 mm||2,3 mm|
|1/4 ounce gold oz||10 $ CAD||7,776 g||99,99 %||20 mm||1,78 mm|
|1/10 ounce gold oz||5 $ CAD||3,110 g||99,99 %||16 mm||1,13 mm|
|1/20 ounce gold oz||1 $ CAD||1,555 g||99,99 %||14 mm||0,92 mm|
Why buy gold Maple Leaf ?
Its popularity due to its exceptional gold content due to the end of gold Maple Leaf a gold coin or a very exchanged on the market. The Maple Leaf gold ounce is an award-winning low, especially compared to American Eagles, the Royal Canadian Mint adjusting its prices to market changes more easily than the US Mint. The premium on gold Maple Leaf one ounce is generally 4 to 5%.
Les1 / 2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz and 1/20 oz have a higher premium and his most prized by collectors.
The Maple Leaf gold coin is very sensitive because of the large number of rapping surfaces and gold soft end it contains. It must be handled with caution because very sensitive to impact and shock. Unlike the hardest parts of 22 karats gold alloys or 900, it is not recommended to remove the piece its case or sealed, and keep away in a safe.
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