1.5 oz Silver Canadian Maple Leaf Coins
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We call it, simply, the SuperLeaf™
The SuperLeaf™ combines a number of design features previously introduced by the Royal Canadian Mint on other world-class bullion coins produced in years past. Most striking of these is the radial line finish first used on the 2014 standard Silver Maple Leaf. Precise radial lines that emanate from the center of the coin's obverse create a light-diffracting pattern that also serves as a unique state-of-the-art security feature. This radial line effect also carries over to the reverse of the coin and is used in the outer ring of the coin's "tails-side" design.
On the coin's obverse is the image of Queen Elizabeth II, developed by celebrated Canadian portrait artist Susanna Blunt and used on a number of the Mint's bullion coins in recent years. On the coin's reverse is the maple leaf image created by Royal Canadian Mint artist and senior engraver Stan Witten, the same image that was used on the Mint's "Million-Dollar Maple Leaf" – a 100 kg. "five-nines" pure gold bullion coin boasting a $1 million face value, first produced in 2007.
The SuperLeaf™ pure silver bullion coin has a face value of eight (8) Canadian dollars and has the same diameter of the standard Silver Maple Leaf (38 mm) but is thicker by half.
Monex offers the SuperLeaf™ coins for personal delivery only. These coins are packaged in tubes of 15 coins, and you can purchase what's widely known as a "monster box" containing 20 tubes for a total of 300 coins, or 450 troy ounces of pure silver. Or, you can purchase as few as 60 coins (four tubes of 15 coins) . . . or in any multiple of 60 coins.
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What is the Superleaf Bullion Coin First Year of issue?
The first year of mintage for the 1.5-oz. Canadian Maple Leaf or SuperleafTM was 2017.
What is the difference between buying U.S. minted coins and Canadian minted coins?
Physical differences include added security features to Canadian coins and a higher level of purity (.9999). Historically, for customers choosing between U.S. minted and Canadian minted coins it comes down to personal preference. Intrinsically, Canadian minted coins tend to have a higher face value, however, whether you are buying U.S. or Canadian minted coins, the value and diversification precious metals bring to a portfolio will still be present due to the ounces of silver contained within the coin.
What is the difference between buying U.S. Minted Coins and Canadian Minted Coins?
Physical differences include added security features to Canadian coins and a higher level of purity (.9999). Historically, for customers choosing between U.S. minted and Canadian minted coins it comes down to personal preference. Intrinsically, Canadian minted coins tend to have a higher face value, however, whether you are buying U.S. or Canadian minted coins, the value and diversification precious metals brings to a portfolio will still be present due to the ounces of silver contained within the coin.
Which Silver Coins to buy?
Simply buy the type of silver coin that makes you most comfortable. Some of the most important considerations for selecting your preferred brand of bullion coins is:
- Buying and selling liquidity resulting from popularity and demand
- Relative levels of buying and selling prices
- Consideration for price appreciation.
Can Investors store Silver Bullion purchased with Monex?
Yes, investors can store silver with Monex. Your silver will be under your name and securely stored with Brinks to ensure maximum safety. To learn more about storage with Monex, call an Account Representative now.
How do you buy Silver Coins?
It is possible to buy silver coins with full transactional service over the phone with an experienced representative. For the inexperienced, or for someone making a serious investment, it would be preferred to take advantage of all the resources of a full service coin dealer.
What is the difference between Silver Bullion and Silver Coins?
Silver coins are more aesthetically pleasing than silver bullion, containing amazing designs such as the bald eagle with a shield on a Silver American Eagle or the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the one point five ounce Silver Canadian Maple Leaf, or SuperleafTM coin. Though silver bullion does not contain such striking imagery, solid pure silver ingots are extremely beautiful to hold and an incredible precious metal to own. 100 ounces of pure silver bullion and 100 one-ounce coins have the same intrinsic value, but investment grade silver coins trade at a premium while having the advantages of their smaller format and improved authenticity features. Silver bullion is often selected more for larger commercial investments, silver bullion coins increase in value similarly according to their intrinsic value. Coins, which are truly rare and historically significant, vary in price according to numismatic collector supply and demand and typically not relative to their intrinsic metal value.
What is the cost of a Superleaf to purchase?
The purchase price of a one point five ounce SuperleafTM is at the Monex Ask price. In addition, there are charges such as commission and shipping. There is no shipping charge if you select delivery to your depository storage account.