Everyone loves this Silver Maple Leaf. Fractional Proof Set, with a one-year-only-design and 24-karat gold plating - with a mintage limit of 9,999!
In 1988, who knew that these would become the most popular and collected series of Canadian coins in history? Now, twenty-five years later, the mint is again making history with this stunning, pure silver. Reverse proof set with an unique, one-year-only Sugar Maple.Second fractional SML Set in the past 10 years. Each coin features the same, one-year-only, overlapping maple leaves design, commissioned specifically for this set from Canadian artist Arnold Nogy! Even more significant is the. Tremendously low mintage limit of only 9,999. Creating a exclusive opportunity for the savvy investor! Only the second fractional Silver Maple Leaf set since 2004! Each Silver Maple Leaf is four 9s pure. Total worldwide mintage is only 9,999 sets! We expect it to go quickly at the mint and increase in the aftermarket! Given this extremely low mintage, the one ounce SML in this set will likely become one of the keys to the entire series! Every Silver Maple Leaf collector needs the unique one-ouncer in this set!
Read on for some more interesting facts about this new Silver Maple Leaf Set! Unique, one-year-only design comprised of two overlapping Sugar Maple. Design is a commissioned work of art, from Canadian artist Arnold Nogy! Exquisite, frosted cameo reverse proof finish. Reverse proof silver maples are hard to find!
Encapsulated in full numismatic packaging: burgundy presentation case, with individually numbered certificate. The pride and joy of maple syrup producers in Vermont, Ontario and Quebec (but present as far east as Nova Scotia and as far south as the state of Georgia), the Orange Sugar Maple.
Is recognized around the world as the source of the sweetest, clearest maple syrup. It takes a great deal of work to produce this trees sweet, golden bounty: one quart (one liter) of syrup requires boiling down 10 gallons (40 liters) of sap! A large-leafed, long-lived tree that often tops 115 feet (35 m) in height, the sugar maple. Can live for 200 years!The shape of its five-lobed leaf is recognizable around the world; a stylized version of its leaf is found at the center of the Canadian maple leaf flag. Autumn in a forest dominated by sugar maples is an extraordinary sight. Intense rainbows of yellow, orange, red, and purple seem to set the countryside aflame in regions where sugar maples grow. Were long attracted to the sugar maple for its savory sap, sweet flowers, and close-grained hardwood. But the leaves and sap are not the only prized features of the Sugar Maple. Sugar Maple wood is exceptionally hard, making it a material of choice for furniture-makers and producers of hardwood flooring, as well as makers of other notable products, including bowling pins and alley floors, basketball courts, baseball bats, violins, guitars, and drums. Ultra-low mintage, an unique, one-year-only one-ounce Silver Maple Leaf Coin, reverse proof frosted finish, four pure silver fractional maples, all highlighted in sumptuous 24-karat gold plating and all in a handsome, burgundy leatherette presentation case.
What more do we have to say? Technology Note - Gold Plating.
The Royal Canadian Mints proprietary selective gold plating process is the most advanced in the world, resulting in unparalleled precision and beauty. The Royal Canadian Mint refines the purest silver in the world. Each of these unique fractional silver maple leaf coins is 99.99% pure! An unique design by Canadian artist Arnold Nogy depicting two overlapping sugar maple leaves. The legend 9999 FINE SILVER guarantees the purity, while the weight of each coin in troy ounces of pure silver is also indicated.Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. This portrait, the fourth effigy of the queen to appear on Canadian Coinage, was executed by the artist Susanna Blunt. The legend ELIZABETH II D. REGINA ("Elizabeth II, Queen by the Grace of God") also appears. The date and denomination are also indicated. Is encapsulated inside a burgundy leatherette, clamshell-style presentation case, lined with black velvet, protected by a black outer sleeve. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included.
Reverse Proof with 24-Karat Gold Plating. 2014 Gold-Plated Silver Maple Leaf Fractional Set. The strong, resilient, and bountiful sugar maple has long been a symbol of Canada.Beloved Acer saccharum, found readily across this lands rugged northeastern forests, has something to offer all year long, from the shade provided by its broad leaves in summer and the glory of its vibrant red, purple, and orange leaves in autumn to the delicious wonder of its sap in springtimewhich makes the best maple syrup on the planet. From this nations earliest years, Canadians have adopted the image of the maple leaf to represent Canada and its people, and since 1964 this symbol has held a place of honour at the centre of Canadas flag. The item "Canada 2014 5 Coin 24-Karat Gold Plated Pure Silver Maple Leaf Fractional Set" is in sale since Thursday, August 7, 2014. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative". The seller is "talismancoins" and is located in Saint Louis, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.