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The 1 oz Canadian Silver Maple is the official silver bullion coin of Canada and is produced at the Royal Canadian Mint
La Jolla and San Diego residents interested in buying the purest silver they can might want to look into the Canadian Silver Maple Leaf.
The 1 oz Canadian Silver Maple is the official silver bullion coin of Canada and is produced at the Royal Canadian Mint. The Silver Maple was first introduced in 1988 and has been produced continuously without interruption ever since. The current version, (produced since 2004), has a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II at age 79 on the obverse. The reverse has one of Canada’s most popular symbols, the maple leaf.
The Canadian Silver Maple is produced to a fineness of four nines fine, (.9999). Multiples of 25 will be packaged in yellow mint tubes. Multiples of 500 will be packaged in mint boxes, “monster boxes.” Otherwise coins will be packaged in protective plastic flips. These coins are guaranteed by the Royal Canadian Mint for their weight and fineness.
Its’ premium is comparable to other government minted coins, like the American Silver and the Austrian Philharmonic. Generally, the price of the Silver Maple falls between the Silver Eagle and the Philharmonic. The Canadian Silver Maple Leaf can be used in IRAs.
The obverse of this coin depicts Queen Elizabeth II. There are three different Queens depending on the years of the coins: a young, an old, and an elder.
We are very excited at United Coin & Precious Metals to offer the 2014 Silver Maple Leaf:
The beautiful 2014 Canadian Silver Maple comes with a new design. Call United Coin & Precious Metals today at (858) 412-6462 to learn more.
The face value of the 1 ounce Silver Maple Leaf is 5 Canadian dollars, the highest among all international silver bullion coins. Also, the purity of the coin is 99.99% silver, higher than the 99.9% of other government bullion issues.Generally, the coin has on its reverse a maple leaf and always the phrase “Fine Silver 1 oz Argent Pur.”
In January 2013, the Royal Canadian Mint was forced to limit the quantity of sales of the Canadian Maple Leaf.
Oftentimes, Canadian Silver Maples to have a “Milk Spot.” This spot is a blemish that has a milky white appearance. This happens when cleaning detergent is left on the coin when the coin goes into the annealing furnace.
The Canadian Silver Maple Leaf always features a maple leaf and is 31.1 g due to its 99.99 silver content.
Obverse: The profile of Queen Elizabeth II. There are three different versions, a young head version, an old head version, and an older head version. The year of issue and the face value of 5 dollars is also displayed on this side.
Reverse: Picture of a maple leaf. On some variations there are also a small privy mark on the lower half of the coin or colour enhancement.
If you’re in the San Diego or La Jolla area and are looking for a Canadian Silver Maple Leaf, United Coin & Precious Metals can help you today.
|Gross Weight:||1 troy oz (31.103 grams)|
|Actual Silver Weight:||1 troy oz (31.103 grams)|