One of the purest gold coins in the entire world, the .9999 pure 24 karat Canadian Gold Maple Leaf gold coin is the national gold coin of the nation of Canada. On the front of the Gold Canadian Maple Leaf coin is the image of Queen Elizabeth of England celebrating Canada’s heritage as part of England. The reverse of the coin features a Canadian maple leaf.
The Canadian Maple Leaf gold coin is a popular gold coin that investors buy because of its purity and range of sizes. It comes in 1/20 ounce, 1/10 ounce, 1/4 ounce, 1/2 ounce and one ounce gold coins. The gold coin comes in values of $1, $5, $10, $20 and $50 and is legal tender in Canada under the Canadian Currency Act and the Royal Canadian Mint Act.
In 2007, the Royal Canadian Mint unveiled a 100kg Gold Canadian Maple Leaf coin with a face value of $1 million. They have also created special Canadian Maple Leaf gold coins for the Olympic Games. The gold coins are commonly found in both bullion and proof finished forms.