Canada’s most universal symbol, Canadian Maple Leaf 1 oz Gold Coin is an essential of any bullion collection. Issued by the Canadian Government every year since 1979, collectors the world over seek out this coin as a classic gold bullion coin that never loses its appeal. With the highly detailed gold leaf on the reverse, which is set against a beautiful radial line pattern, the obverse is graced by a contemporary image of Elizabeth II.
In the bottom corner, there is a micro-engraved, textured maple leaf. Inside the center is the year of the coin, only visible under magnification. This, along with the light diffracting pattern, are recent security features added by the Royal Canadian Mint to help protect the integrity of these popular gold coins.