1979 Canada 1 oz Gold Maple Leaf BU

1979 Canada 1 oz Gold Maple Leaf BU
This photograph illustrates the quality of the coin(s) you will receive, not the exact item. Coin(s) will not have toning unless otherwise noted.

Product Details

First year of issue! Canadian Gold Maple Leaf coins are considered some of the most beautiful Gold coins in the world and appeal to both investors and collectors for their beauty and purity. This is the inaugural issue of this beloved Gold coin.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Gold.
  • Comes in a protective plastic flip.
  • Eligible for Precious Metals IRAs.
  • Obverse: Right-facing profile of Queen Elizabeth II, along with the year and face value.
  • Reverse: A large, single maple leaf with the weight and purity.
  • Weight and purity guaranteed by the Royal Canadian Mint.

Protect and display your Gold Maple in style by adding an attractive presentation box to your order.

These Gold coins remain one of the most popular bullion coins to date, not only for their iconic single maple leaf design, but beauty and high purity as well. Add this 1979 1 oz Gold Canadian Maple Leaf to your cart today.

Gold Canadian Maple Leafs -- why buy Gold from APMEX?

The Gold Canadian Maple Leaf is one of the world's favorite Gold bullion products. To buy Gold Maple Leafs for your investment portfolio, call our Account Managers toll free at (800) 375-9006 or to chat live with our product expert. APMEX is where to buy Gold! Also, you can come to us when it is time to sell Gold, Silver, Platinum, and Palladium.


Product ID: 60881
Year: 1979
Grade: Brilliant Unc
Grade Service: None
Denomination: $50
Mint Mark: Not Shown
Metal Content: 1 troy oz
Purity: .999
Manufacturer: Royal Canadian Mint
Thickness: 2.8 mm
Diameter: 30 mm
Inner Pack: N/A
Outer Pack: N/A
Customer Reviews
1979 Canada 1 oz Gold Maple Leaf BU
4.8 Overall

(based on 4 reviews)

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By  Ben

from Flat Rock, MI


Fast delivery


  • Value (low premium over spot)

Beautiful coin, just as advertised.

By  The Maple Man

from Wichita Falls, TX.


It was the first year strike for the Gold Canadian Maple Leaf, plus the atomic number for gold is 79, I thought that was neat.


  • Easy to Sell
  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Mint Condition
  • Attractive Design
  • Recognized Brand
  • Collectible (lower mintage)

1979 Gold Maple Leaf BU

By  Matt

from Houston, TX


Condition perfectly described as BU...I bought this because it was issued on my birth year and was also the first year of issue.


  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Attractive Design
  • Recognized Brand


from IL


I am happy to have the first year that a gold bullion coin was issued by Royal Canadien Mint. ("79" is also the Atomic number for gold). The coin I received looked a little nicer than the picture.

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