2011 Canadian Silver Maple Leaf - .9999 Fine 1 oz. Silver Coin BRILLIANT UNCIRCULATED
The Royal Canadian Mint uses the finest coin blanks in producing these coins, wherein The Canadian Silver Maple Leaf is used as the standard by which all the other silver coins are measured. The Royal Canadian Mint started minting these specially designed coins since 1988 and is issuing them annually.
The face value of these 1 oz. coin is 5 Canadian dollars, the highest among the international bullion coins.
The Canadian Silver Maple Leaf coins are made from 99.99% pure silver, slightly more pure than most other silver bullion at 99.9% purity, and weigh once troy ounce. During the month of February 2008, the market value of the coin was 20 Canadian dollars. The coins experienced different alterations each year including proof releases (1989 only), a colored maple leaf (the design was different from the regular maple leaf design), holographic designs and other designs such as the 2009 issue in commemoration of the 2010 Winter Olympics.
The obverse side (head) of the coin depicts an image of Queen Elizabeth II. There are 3 versions of the effigy: a young head version, an old head version and an older head version. The year of issue and the face value of 5 dollars are present on this side of the coin. On the reverse side bears the national symbol of Canada, the Maple leaf.
The common universal element in all silver maple leaf coins is the phrase “Fine Silver 1 oz Argent Pur” at the lower portion of the reverse side of the coin. In 2009, for the first time of the Royal Canadian Mint, the Silver Maple leaf coins were not packed in Mylar. Due to its high demand, the coins were packed in tubes of 25.
These Silver Maple Leaf coins are Canadian official legal tender coins that are known and regarded with high value all over the world. These coins are a great addition to any silver collection and a great way to invest in coins that will never lose value and are always easily recognizable internationally for trade and collecting.
Individual coins ordered from us will come directly from the mint tubes and will be carefully placed into individual plastic coin containers. Premiums on these gorgeous coins are rising fast. Pick up yours today!