2013 Maple Leaf 25. Ultra-low Mintage: Only 2,500 of these spectacular coins have been minted! COA is 1692 of 2500. Silver reverse proof coin! Composition – fine silver (99.99% pure). Finish – reverse proof. Weight (g) – 157.6 (5 troy ounces). Diameter (mm) 65 (over 2.5 inches). Certificate serialized (serial numbers will vary). Face value – 50 dollars (a legal tender Canadian coin). Artists – Arnold Nogy (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse). When the Royal Canadian Mint introduced its first Silver Maple Leaf bullion coin in 1988, the coin’s beauty and purity made it an instant success. Since that first release, the Silver Maple Leaf bullion coin has been minted annually with one troy ounce (31.1 grams) of 9999 fine silver and a face value of 5 dollarsthe highest face value on the market for any comparable silver bullion coin. Now the Royal Canadian Mint presents this beautiful coin. It celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Silver Maple Leaf in a gorgeous 5 oz. A large format, pure silver coin struck in a reverse proof finish. This is a first for 5-ounce fine silver coinage! The reverse proof finish coin highlights the engraved areas of the coin. It showcases a brilliant design, full of intricate details, all accomplished without removing any texture from the artwork! This celebratory coin features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Arnold Machin, used in the first release of silver Maple Leaf coins in 1988. Ultra-low worldwide mintage of only 2,500. Designed by Arnold Nogy, the 25. Anniversary 5 ounce pure silver coin features a variation on the original Silver Maple Leaf bullion coin. This design depicts two small sugar maple leaves overlapping the bottom lobes of one large sugar maple leaf. Each raised maple leaf is rendered in sculptural detail, filling the coin’s field. The top of the design is embossed with the word “CANADA” while the bottom of the image features the bilingual text “25th ANNIVERSARY” and “25e ANNIVERSAIRE, ” with the weight of 5 (troy) ounces indicated. The leaf cipher is flanked on its left and right sides by the purity standard 9999. ” The obverse shows an embossed face value of 50 dollars, the commemorative years “1988″ and “2013, ” the words “ELIZABETH II, and the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Arnold Machin, from the silver Maple Leafs first release in 1988. Each coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint branded custom wooden collector box, lacquered in red, and protected by a black beauty box. The item “2013 Canada $50 25th Anniversary 5oz Silver Maple Leaf Fine Silver Coin RARE” is in sale since Saturday, August 23, 2014. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “ibexcoins” and is located in Springfield, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Country of Manufacture: Canada
- Composition: Silver
- Year: 2013