The Royal Canadian Mint began producing the Maple Leaf gold coin series in 1979. Included in the gold coin series are the 1oz, 1/2oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz and the 1/20oz. Maple Leaf gold coins are known and recognized around the world for their high level of purity. The 1/10oz Canadian Maple Leaf is an excellent fractional gold coin for investors to consider. Fractional Maple Leaf gold coins have a unique design and are sought after investment coins by people from all over the world.
All of the gold coins that are part of the Maple Leaf series are 99.99% pure 24-karat gold. The key dimensions of the 1/10oz Maple Leaf are listed below:
|Ounce||Purity||Fine Weight||Diameter||Thickness||Face Value|
|1/10 oz||999.9/1000||3.11 g||16 mm||1.13 mm||5 CAD|
Fractional gold Maple Leaf coins are ideal for investors and collectors alike. The gold Canadian Maple Leaf coin series is one of the most popular and recognizable in the world.
The high level of purity along with the unique design features of the Maple Leaf make it one of the top selling coins. Another key aspect to the Maple Leaf’s design is the security features that make it almost impossible to counterfeit.
In terms of investment benefits, the Canadian Maple Leaf is also exempt from VAT.
The Maple Leaf was first introduced in 1979. At that time the South African Krugerrand was the world leader in gold bullion coins. However, due to boycott of South Africa
because of their apartheid policies in the mid 1980’s demand for the Maple Leaf increased significantly and became recognized as a top quality gold coin lobally.
One of the key differences that the Maple brought to the market was it’s high level of purity. To this day the Maple Leaf is recognized for fine gold content of .9999.
- Manufacturer: Royal Canadian Mint
- Country of origin: Canada
- Karat: 24 K
- Gold: 99.99%
- Fineness: 999.9 / 1000
- Alloy: Gold
- Weight: 1/10oz
- Scratch resistance: Poor
|Country of Origin||Canada|
|Manufacturer||Royal Canadian Mint|
|Gross Weight||3.11 gram|
|Denomination (oz)||1/10 oz|
|Year of issue||2016|
|Face value||5 CAD|
|Packing Unit||20 per Sheet|
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