The Gold Canadian Maple Leaf coin remains one of the most popular bullion coins to date for its iconic single maple leaf design and high purity. Fractional coins provide more options for those looking to purchase this classic design. The 2016 Gold Maple Leafs feature a unique light-diffracting pattern of radial lines, making the coins harder to duplicate and providing another measure of security.
- Contains 1/2 oz of .9999 fine Gold.
- Multiples of 10 come in their original plastic sheet. All other coins will be in protective plastic.
- 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.
- Radial line background was precisely machined by the Royal Canadian Mint onto their master die to create a unique light diffracting pattern, providing another measure of security.
- Sovereign coin backed by the Canadian government.
Protect your Gold Maple Leaf with this clear plastic capsule or display it in style by adding an attractive presentation box to your order.
The iconic beauty and high purity of these beloved Gold coins is even more accessible in this fractional size. Add 2016 1/2 oz Gold Maple Leaf coins to your cart today!
The history of the Gold Maple Leaf
The Canadian Mint's most famous Gold coin, the 2016 1/2 oz Gold Maple Leaf, incorporates the maple leaf that has been part of Canadian identity for more than 150 years. Gold coins today have the same simple-to-represent and yet instantly recognizable design that was found on everything from the Prince of Wales Royal Canadian Regiment in 1860 to the maple leaf on uniforms for modern international athletic competitions. All Canadian coins from 1876 to 1901 featured the maple leaf. Modern Gold coins for sale feature the maple leaf because it is now inextricably connected with Canada.
Why invest in 1/2 ounce Maple Leaf Canadian coins?
The 2016 1/2 oz Gold Maple Leaf is one of six sizes of Gold Maple Leaf coins that have been available since 2014. The Gold coins come in 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz, 1/20 oz and 1 gram so you can buy Gold coins that fit your budget. Canadian coins are some of the purest coins in the world, with the Royal Canadian Mint enjoying an international reputation for quality coins made of Precious Metals. These Gold coins for sale are .9999 fine Gold, and the Royal Canadian Mint has added innovative security features to increase your confidence in Gold Maple Leafs.
If you want 2016 1/2 oz Gold Maple Leaf coins in top condition, look for brilliant uncirculated Gold coins.
Brilliant uncirculated 2016 1/2 oz Gold Maple Leaf coins are Gold coins that have never been circulated and retain most if not all of their original luster. Gold coins that retain at least 95 percent of their original luster are considered the “most pure” coins available. Almost uncirculated Canadian coins are Gold coins that have a small amount of wear on their highest points. Gold coins for sale can also be marked “about uncirculated,” the European equivalent of almost uncirculated.
Gold coins from Canada are among the most trusted Gold coins in the world.
The 2016 1/2 Gold Maple Leaf is made by the Royal Canadian Mint, a sovereign mint that makes legal tender coins for Canada. Gold coins made by sovereign mints are almost always of the highest production value. Gold coins for sale from sovereign mints can also be trusted for purity and weight. Canadian coins are trusted worldwide because of the Royal Canadian Mint’s innovations in making high-quality Gold coins with built-in security features and beautiful designs.