Many people collect coins, and one of the most popular is the Canadian Maple Leaf Coin. It is a coin that began a new era in coin collecting, it is a coin that is very pure, without being made from an alloy.
Canada first started producing its Canadian Maple Leaf coin in 1979, and it pioneered the “gold coin without alloy” concept. It is just simply a round disk of 99.9 percent pure gold that does not need to be strengthened because it is not designed to be in circulation, but for collection purposes.
Nearly everyone in the world has heard of the Gold Krugerrand which up until the Canadian Gold Maple Leaf has been the only gold only coin in circulation among major world nations.
But after its introduction in 1979, the Gold Canadian Maple Leaf soon overtook the Krugerrand and outsells it on a yearly basis. Gold is valued in every country in the world, and even in small weights it is valuable.
Canada introduced their Maple Leaf Gold coin in 1979, and it has been popular among collectors ever since. The early 1980’s saw the first time that the Canadian Gold Maple Leaf began to outsell the Krugerrand, and it has outsold the Krugerrand each year ever since.
On one side is the likeness of Queen Elizabeth II and the words ì50 Dollars’ and the date that it was minted. On the reverse side is the word “Canada” in large letters across the top of the coin, and a large Golden maple leaf, along with the words ì.9999 Fine Gold 1 oz or Pur.
These are fine Gold pieces that are popular among investors and coin collectors around the world, and it has given the Canadian Gold Coin a place among the most popular coins in the world.