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Canadian Gold Maple Leaf Coin

24 Jun 2020  Wed

The Canadian Gold maple leaf is a gold bullion coin. It is produced by the Royal Canadian Mint and issued by the Canadian government annually. The market value of the coin depends on the golden spot found on the coin. This coin is considered to be the purest form of bullion coin worldwide.

The obverse of Gold maple leaf displays the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II and reverse displays Canadian maple leaf. In 2013 and 2015, new security features were introduced in the coin. Such as a laser-micro-engraved textured maple leaf was added on a small area of the reverse side of the coin and at center issued year is embarked. Later, the radial lines on the coin's background on both sides of the coin were added.

Indigenous people of Canada had discovered the food properties of maple sap, which they gathered every spring. According to many experts, the maple leaf symbol served Canada since the early 1700s.

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