Canadian Silver Maple Leaf
Canadian Silver Maple Leaf Coins 2016
The Canadian Silver Maple Leaf was introduced by the Royal Canadian Mint in 1988. It is a highly popular bullion investment coin with a face value of $5.00. This face value is the highest on the market for any comparable silver bullion coin. It contains one troy ounce of 99.99% pure silver. A troy ounce is 31.11 grams. The Canadian Silver Maple Leaf coin is available from US Gold Firm in a 1-ounce size, and is also available in a 500 ounce Monster Box. The 1-ounce coin is 38 millimeters in diameter and 3.29 millimeters thick. All Canadian Silver Maple Leaf coins minted after 2014 have new enhanced security features. The new coins have radial lines that are precisely machined to match from die to die and coin to coin. The line width is unique, and the design of the coin creates a patter that diffracts light: a feature unique to this coin. Also, on the reverse side, a small maple leaf is micro engraved using laser technology with a numeral “14” as an added security. These features replace the former bullion coin finish. This coin is a quality choice for investors due to its popularity and enhanced security features.