The 0.1 troy ounce gold Canadian Maple Leaf is a gold bullion coin minted by Canada's famous Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) in Ottawa. With a gold gold purity of 0.9999, the 1/10 oz Canadian gold Maple Leaf is essentially pure gold.
As a fully-owned entity of the Canadian Government, the RCM guarantees the purity and authenticity of every gold Maple Leaf coin leaving its facility.
The front face of the coin features a modern portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, Canada’s head of state, with the coin’s face value $5, and the year of manufacture, 2016, inscribed in an arc below. The reverse of the coin features a stylised Maple Leaf surrounded by the words ‘CANADA’ and ‘FINE GOLD’ ‘1/10 OZ OR PUR’, together with the gold coin’s purity 9999.
Gold Maple Leaf are also renowned for their high security details including precision radial lines on both coin faces.
The worldwide market for Gold Maple Leaf bullion coins is very liquid given that they have been produced in large quantities for nearly 40 years. This market liquidity ensures premiums over the spot price remain competitive.