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2016 $300 PURE PLATINUM COIN MAPLE LEAF FOREVER

$2,999.95

2016 $300 PURE PLATINUM COIN MAPLE LEAF FOREVER

$2,999.95
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The mighty maple tree has long been associated with the Canadian identity, while the symbolic value of its leaves is immeasurable—for a maple leaf appears on Canada’s beloved flag, and in its songs, poetry and literature. The Royal Canadian Mint celebrates Canada’s most beloved symbol with this platinum coin, which brings together a maple leaf from three of the species that are native to this land.

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
SRP: $2,999.95
Composition: 99.95% pure plat.
Mintage: 250
Weight (g)*: 31,16
Diameter (mm): 30
Face Value: $300
Finish: Reverse proof with selective gold plating
Edge: Serrated
Artist: Lilyane Coulombe
Packaging: Red wood lacquered case with black beauty box

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • A magnificent platinum coin that pays tribute to a national icon with three maple leaves—each from a different species that is native to Canada.
  • The latest Maple Leaf Forever coin, its selective dual plating dazzles as it conveys the colours associated with two of the maple species.
  • Skilfully engraved in exceptional detail, the centre leaf boasts a beautiful shine while the two colours of gold plating strike a beautiful contrast that sets the leaves apart.
  • Each coin comes elegantly presented in a custom red wood lacquered case and black beauty box.
  • A limited mintage of just 250 coins will make this a sought-after collectible, just as it was last year when it sold out!
  • A one-of-a-kind addition to your nature- or Canadiana-themed collection, and a timeless way to celebrate the natural beauty of this national icon.


DESIGN
The reverse design by Canadian artist Lilyane Coulombe features a stunning design that celebrates Canada’s mighty maples. Meticulous engraving recreates each leaf in astounding detail, with deeply cut lobes and serrated edges that add a sense of texture and depth. The leafy trio is representative of three maple species that are native to Canada, with selective gold plating to convey their most famous colours. In the centre is an engraved silver maple leaf; on the left is a red maple leaf, with pink gold plating that is reminiscent of its crimson autumn foliage; on the right is a sugar maple leaf, known for autumnal hues of gold that are represented by yellow gold plating.

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