Canadian Gold Maple Leafs
Canadian Gold Maple Leafs were first minted in 1979 and are one of the most popular bullion coins on the market today. From 1979 through 1982, the Maple Leaf was made from .999 fine gold. From 1983 on, the Gold Maple Leafs have been made from .9999 fine gold. Also beginning in 1982, fractional Maple Leafs of 1/10 and 1/4 ounce were added and have been issued ever since.
The 1/2 ounce Maple Leaf was added in 1986. All the Gold Maple Leafs coins are legal tender in Canada. The 1 ounce coin is a $50 denomination, the 1/2 ounce is a $20, 1/4 is $10, the 1/10 ounce is a $5 denomination and the 1/20 ounce. The Maple Leafs can be purchased at banks, coin dealers, forex offices, and brokerage houses around the globe.