The Royal Canadian Mint’s 1 oz Gold Maple Leaf (GML) coins are among the world’s most popular pure gold coins, with more than 25 million units sold since their introduction in 1979. The GML was the first bullion coin to achieve the heightened standard of 9999 purity, and has become the favoured coin for many investors around the globe. One side showcases an attractive maple leaf design and the obverse displays Queen Elizabeth II. The gold for these coins come from Canadian mines, and the coins are guaranteed by the Government of Canada.
The Royal Canadian Mint introduced a new and unique security feature to verify the authenticity of its bullion coins in 2013. Derived from the same award-winning security technology applied to Canada’s $1 and $2 circulation coins, the 1oz Gold Maple Leaf security features include a textured maple leaf that is micro-engraved with laser technology on a small area of the reverse side of the coin. The coin’s year of issue is denoted In the centre of this mark and is visible under high magnification.
The Canadian Gold Maple Leaf Coin is one of the purest regular-issue gold coins in the world. It is the official gold coin of Canada and is minted with gold sourced exclusively from Canadian mines.
Since its introduction by the Royal Canadian Mint in 1979 this annual series has featured a similar design, although some special issues include colour, privy marks or other flourishes. The globally-familiar Canadian maple leaf emblem is showcased on the reverse of this gold bullion coin and the obverse features the most recent official portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
With guaranteed purity of 9999 fineness and guaranteed weight of 1 troy ounce, you are assured of holding a real asset that will protect your wealth. The Gold Maple Leaf also adds the industry leading security features of light-diffracting radial lines and a laser mint mark with the year of production in it. The Royal Canadian Mint is the world’s largest gold refiner, and the gold maple leaf is recognized world-wide as a liquid, high demand investment.
* Note that you will receive our choice of either an old style or new style bar depending on availability.