Canadian Maple Silver Coin

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The 5$ Canadian Maple Silver 1 oz bullion coin.

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The Canadian Silver Maple Leaf is a silver bullion coin issued annually by the government of Canada. The coin has been minted by the Royal Canadian Mint (R.C.M.) since 1988.

 

The face value of the 1 oz coin is 5 Canadian dollars, the highest among international silver bullion coins. The purity of the coin is 99.99% silver, also the highest among other bullion issues which have a 99.9% standard.

 

The coin always features a maple leaf and generally consists of 1 troy ounce (31.1 g) of silver. Annual variations for the coin in past have included proof releases (1989 only), privy marks, a coloured maple leaf (with a design different from the regular maple leaf), holographic enhancements and several differing designs, such as a 2009 issue commemorating the 2010 Winter Olympics.

 

The one universal element in all silver maple leaf coins is the phrase "Fine Silver 1 oz Argent Pur" along the bottom of the reverse of the coin.

 

The Obverse of the coin depicts the effigy 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.

 

The reverse of the coin displays a picture of a maple leaf.

    Mass: 1 troy ounce
    Diameter: 37.97 mm
    Metal Content: Ag 99.99
    Reverse Artist: Dora de Pedery-Hunt
    Obverse Artist: Susanna Blunt
    Purity: Sterling Silver

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Canadian Maple Silver Coin

Canadian Maple Silver Coin

The 5$ Canadian Maple Silver 1 oz bullion coin.

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