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Gold coins are a valuable asset for the portfolio of an investor and, the best pieces for a collector to add to his collection. This admired yellow metal is the set standard on which the whole precious metals industry runs. There are various mints around the globe, which produce gold bullion coins.
The Canadian gold coins have one of the most sought-after and prominent gold coin programs. The Royal Canadian Mint makes over 1 billion coins annually. It also strikes currency for a dozen of other nations, in addition to its well-known Canadian Maple Leaf series of silver, gold, and platinum bullion coins.
From 1858 to 1908, the Canadian currency was produced by the Royal Mint of London. The Royal Mint of Canada was established on January 2, 1908, by Governor-General Earl grey. The first domestically produced coin from the Royal Canadian Mint was a fifty-cent piece. Their original refinery was completed in 1911 and, it rendered gold bars to the British Empire throughout the Great War, which helped Britain in paying off its debts to the other countries. A new refinery was introduced in 1936 to process the gold for miners and central banks of the world. In 1976 a second mint was opened in Winnipeg.
Today it has grown to become one of the few most eminent sovereign mints in the world, with its headquarters in central Ottawa. The discovery of gold and other precious metals in the Yukon Territories demanded the nation to have its mint. Royal Canadian Mint played a vital role in the growth of the country by producing commemorative and collector coins, medals, gold bullion coins more. It became the first refinery in the world to produce 9999 fine gold bullion coins in 1982. The proud history of the mint peaked in 2007 by winning the Guinness World Record certification for the largest coin in the world- the masterpiece of a $1 million gold bullion coin of 100 kg, with 99.999% purity.
The maple leaf is acknowledged as the symbol of Canada with vibrant autumn colors. The Canadian gold maple leaf coin is one of the most appreciated and desired gold coins in the world today. It is a legal tender with a face value of C$50 and the purest gold coin with .99999 gold content. They were first introduced in 1979 and became the foremost coins of the world to compete with the South African Krugerrand gold bullions. It instantly became a hit and the most internationally well-known gold coin. Its sale has been increasing since 2008 when it reached the milestone of selling 1 million ounces of gold coins in a year. In 1982, the gold content of the coin was changed from .9999 to .99999, and this has remained the same ever since. These are available in different sizes and weights that range from 1/20 ounce to 1 ounce every year. Other versions of the gold maple leaf coin were invented in 1988 in silver, platinum, and palladium. The platinum maple leaf coins are one of the major Platinum bullion coins and are perfect for collectors and investors.
The design of the coin has virtually remained the same since its production. The reverse of all the coins features a picture of Sugar Maple Leaf, which has never changed. There were only a few additions to the coin in 2013 and 2015, which consisted of security measures like visible radical lines and a microscopic privy of the maple leaf. The obverse of each coin depicts the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. The present picture is made by Susanna Blunt, with Her Majesty at the age of 79. You can buy Canadian gold maple leaf online at Camino Coin Company and choose from their wide range of silver, gold, and platinum maple leaf coins. These coins are permitted as IRA investments as their purity and weight are guaranteed by the Canadian Mint.
The “Call of the Wild” gold coin series was introduced by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2014. These coins are crafted with an intricate design of Canada’s most legendary animals, with .99999 pure gold content. The Bobcat is the 7th coin in the “Call of the Wild” series. It is a cryptic and reclusive animal mainly found in Southern Canada and is often confused with the Lynx of Canada. Bobcats rarely vocalize but, they do yowl during the mating season. They closely resemble a cat as they hiss, purr, growl, and snarl. It has a short “bobbed” tail with spotted fur, smaller paws, and shorter ear tufts.
It is a 1-ounce pure Canadian gold coin, drawn with exquisite details by the engravers of the mint. The obverse of the coin features the famous fourth-generation portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. It is accompanied by the inscription of the face value and year of the coin. The reverse has an image of growling and howling Bobcat. The Canadian Mint has a micro laser-engraved maple leaf marked as a privy security feature on the coin.
If you want to order a gold maple leaf coin or platinum maple leaf coin from Camino Coin Company, they offer multiple payment options. This multitude of methods accelerates the process of delivering precious metals to your doorstep. We even provide free shipping and insurance for orders above $20,000.
You receive your tracking number via mail within 24 hours of shipping. Buy Canadian gold maple leaf online at Camino Coin Company for guaranteed quality, refund policies, and continuous assistance from our experienced staff. For any queries regarding Canadian gold coins or any other bullion coins, feel free to contact us at (800)348-8001 or send us an email. Buying bullion coins is a great way of diversifying your investment portfolio.