Among Maple Leaf fractional coins the 1/4 oz falls right in middle in terms of weight and therefore value. It weighs 7.775 g, is 20.00 mm in diameter, and is 1.70 mm thick. Like all gold bullion coins in the series, it is .9999 in fineness.
The Canadian Gold Maple Leaf is the bullion coin of Canada produced by the Royal Canadian Mint. The brainchild of Walter Ott, it is the purest gold coin of regular issue in the world, with a gold content of .9999 millesimal fineness (24 carats). It was the second government issued gold coin to become available, after the South African Krugerrand.
Learn about the Gold Maple Leaf here.
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Big Maple Leaf – the giant Canadian gold coin – has been stolen from a museum in Berlin: https://t.co/ubWGVTtXY2 pic.twitter.com/8DNoMydkg8
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