The Royal Canadian Mint was founded in 1908 and has become a world leader in issuing high-quality circulation, numismatic, and bullion coins. First minted in 1979, the Gold Maple Leaf is one of the most well-known bullion coins from the Royal Mint.
September 24, 2014 – The Royal Canadian Mint Launches Distinctive One Gram Legal Tender Gold Coins Maplegram25(TM). Renowned 99.99% pure Gold Maple Leaf coins now available in new one gram size. With its convenient size the 1 Gram Gold Maple Leaf makes the perfect gift.
Each one gram size coin is individually serialized and fits in an assay certificate certifying the purity and weight of the coins, which are Canadian legal tender with a 50 cent face value.