Gold Canadian Maple Leaf Coins
A cornerstone of Canadian coinage, the Canadian Maple Leaf gold coin is recognized globally for its purity, refinement and beauty. Convenient in size, these gold coins are suitable for investors who prefer a physical investment they can hold in the palm of their hand. Discover more about the amazing value they can bring to your investment portfolio and learn how to buy Canadian Maple Leaf gold coins today.
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Gold Canadian Maple Leaf
Design and Specifications
Since its initial release in 1979 as a pure, 24 karat gold alternative to the 22 karat South African Krugerrand, the only other one troy ounce gold bullion coin available at the time, the Canadian gold Maple Leaf has become the standard of quality against which all other bullion coins are measured.
Because of impeccable quality standards mandated by the Royal Canadian Mint, the Canadian Maple Leaf gold coin is respected worldwide. The mint's attention to detail including flawless planchets, a pleasing design and four nines fine gold purity has positioned the gold coins as one of the most preferred by investors around the world. In fact, the Canadian gold Maple Leaf has been in continuous production longer than any other pure gold bullion coin.
The obverse side of the gold Maple Leaf features the likeness of Queen Elizabeth II, the denomination and issue date. On the reverse side, Canada's national symbol, the maple leaf, is prominently depicted with both the purity level of the gold and the country's name listed in both English and French.
Maple Leaf gold coins are internationally recognized, traded worldwide and the Canadian government guarantees the purity, weight and legal tender value of each coin. A classic beauty with unsurpassed purity, Canadian Maple Leaf gold coins can provide diversification for your stock and bond portfolio.
Each gold Maple Leaf coin features the image of Queen Elizabeth the second, along with the denomination and date of issue, on the obverse side...and an image of Canada's national symbol, the maple leaf (from which the coin derives its name), on the reverse side, along with the name of the country and the level of purity of the gold, listed in both English and French.
Gold Canadian Maple Leaf coins are internationally recognized, and they are bought and sold anywhere in the world gold is traded...and the government of Canada guarantees the purity, weight and legal tender value of every gold Maple Leaf coin.
Gold Canadian Maple Leaf coins are available from Monex in the following three sizes and denominations:
The classic one troy ounce coin, which measures 30 mm in diameter with a thickness of 2.87 mm, makes the coin approximately the same size as an extra thick United States half-dollar. The coin carries a face value of 50 dollars (CAD). One ounce Canadian Maple Leaf gold coins are offered by Monex in units of 10 one ounce coins, and are available for both personal delivery and through the exclusive Monex ATLAS program, and the coins make a wonderful addition to any investment portfolio and are also available for IRA investment.
Canadian Maple Leaf coins are also available from Monex in fractional sizes. The quarter-troy-ounce Canadian Maple Leaf coin has a diameter of 20 mm, with a thickness of 1.78 mm, and a face value of 10 Canadian Dollars. The tenth-ounce gold Maple Leaf has a diameter of 16 mm and a thickness of 1.13 mm, making it comparable in size to a United States dime, and carries a face value of 5 dollars (CAD). All fractional gold Canadian Maple Leaf coins are available from Monex for personal delivery only, in units of 20 coins.
Call a Monex account representative today to learn more about buying Canadian Maple Leaf gold coins.
Monex account representatives are available between 5:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Pacific time each Monday through Friday (except national holidays) and on many weekends.
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How much does a Canadian Maple Leaf Gold Coin cost today?
The purchase price of the Canadian Maple Leaf gold coins are at the Monex Ask price. In addition, there are charges such as commission and shipping. There is no shipping charge if you select depository delivery. Today's ask price per ounce for buying coins in units of ten is: $1,911.40.
Is there a minimum number of Gold Maple Leafs I must purchase in one transaction?
The one ounce Gold Canadian Maple Leaf coin is available from Monex in units of ten; while each of the fractional Gold Maple Leaf coins are sold in units of 20 coins. Buying and selling gold bullion coins in larger quantities offers greater efficiency, which means better pricing for you. Monex selects only the most popular and liquid investment grade products, and buying more than one coin has historically proven beneficial over our extensive 50 years years of experience.
How do I buy and receive Canadian Maple Leaf Gold Coins?
Once you have decided on the quantity of gold coins to purchase, your Monex account representative will assist you in executing your order over the phone. Upon your acknowledgment, your selected purchase and gold price will be confirmed on a voice recorded line and a written confirmation will be sent to you with the details of your order.
Payment may be made after you order, but must be initiated on the day of purchase, which means you must mail or wire funds on the very same day of your transaction. You can have your metal shipped to your home, made available for pick-up at over 30 facilities across the U.S. and Canada, or have your metal delivered to a bank/depository for storage.
What are the gold contents of Canadian Maple Leaf coins?
Each one ounce Maple Leaf coin contains exactly one troy ounce of pure .9999 fine gold and carries a face value of 50 Dollars (CAD). The classic one ounce Canadian Maple Leaf gold coin has a diameter of 33 mm and is 2.87 mm thick, approximately the same size as an extra thick United States half-dollar. The Maple Leaf gold coin is also available in fractional sizes. Call one of our knowledgeable Account Representatives today for more information at 800-444-8317.