2016 1-Ounce 99.99% Pure Silver Maple Leaf Coin
The Royal Canadian Mint first commenced the Canadian Silver Maple Leaf Coin series in 1988 and, since its inception has been issued yearly. These 1-oz Canadian Silver Maple Leaf coins are among the world’s leading and most desirable government-issued pure silver coins. The Silver Maple Leaf Coin is a great addition to any collection.
The World’s Most Secure Silver Coin!
Since its introduction in 1988, the iconic Silver Maple Leaf (SML) has been a highly sought-after Royal Canadian Mint coin. The SML is minted with one troy ounce (31.11 grams) of 9999 fine silver, and has a face value of $5.
In 2013, the Mint introduced a new and unique security feature to confirm the authenticity of its GML coins. Derived from the same award-winning security technology applied to Canada’s $1 and $2 circulation coins, the SML security feature consists of a textured maple leaf, micro engraved with laser technology on a small area of the reverse side of the coin. In the centre of this mark, visible under magnification, is the numeral “16”, denoting the coin’s year of issue.
All 1-ounce 99.99% pure SML coins have three unique features for enhanced security – radial lines, a micro-engraved maple leaf and DNA Anti-Counterfeiting Technology.
The 2016 Silver Canadian Maple Leaf feature a small security privy, engraved with the number “16,” which is visible only under magnification. The “16” will change annually to correspond with the year of issue. The Royal Canadian Mint unequivocally stands behind each coin and guarantees its weight and purity.
Containing 1 oz. of .9999 fine Silver, the 2016 Silver Maple Leaf is one of the purest silver coins in the world. Don’t wait to add this striking Maple Leaf coin to your collection.