Canadian Gold Maple Leaf

Canadian Gold Maple Leaf

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Canadian Gold Maple Leaf is the official bullion gold coin of Canada, and is produced by the Royal Canadian Mint. The brainchild of Walter Ott, it is one of the purest gold regular-issue coins in the world[citation needed] with a gold content of .9999 millesimal fineness (24 carats), with some special issues .99999 fine. That is, it contains virtually no base metals at all-only gold, from mines in Canada. The coin was introduced in 1979. At the time the only bullion coin was the Krugerrand, which was not widely available because of the economic boycott of apartheid-era South Africa. Coins minted between 1979 and 1982 have a gold content of .999.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136718324
  • 9786136718323