About the Maple Leaf 1 oz Silver Coin 2012
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Maple Leaf 1 oz Silver Coin 2012 Characteristics
The Maple Leaf 1oz silver coin 2012 is the last release from the Royal Canadian Mint and belongs to a series of silver bullion coins that started in 1998. So it is a series with quite a tradition and it is very popular among investors due to its high purity and due to the highly qualitative techniques used in manufacturing these coins.
The Maple Leaf 1oz silver coin 2012 is issued as a legal tender in Canada having a face value of 5 Dollars, which is the highest denomination among international bullion silver coins.
The standard purity for the bullion silver coin is of 99.90%, which is also known as pure silver, however the Royal Canadian Mint broke this pattern. The Canadian Maple Leaf series has a purity of 99.99% pure silver, which is implicitly the fineness of the Maple Leaf 1oz silver coin 2012. It weighs 31.10 grams of purest silver on the market and it has a diameter of 38 mm.
Maple Leaf 1 oz Silver Coin 2012 Design
As of 2009 Dora de Pedery-Hunt is the one that does the design for the reverse of the Maple Leaf silver coins series, including the one present on the Maple Leaf 1oz silver coin 2012. It illustrates a maple leaf realized in high detail. The maple is a Canadian symbol for which it is famous around the world being present even on their national flag. So it is no surprise that one single maple leaf has transformed this coin into one of the most desired ones.
Also on the reverse of the Maple Leaf 1oz silver coin 2012 is inscribed the issuing country CANADA, the purity 9999 inscribed twice in the left side and right side of the coin, and also FINE SILVER 1 OZ ARGENT PUR.
The obverse of the Maple Leaf 1oz silver coin 2012 depicts the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II illustrated to the right, engraved by Susanna Blunt. The only inscriptions are ELIZABETH II, 5 DOLLARS face value, and 2012 issuing year.
Maple Leaf 1 oz Silver Coin 2012 Investment
The production for the Maple Leaf increased from year to year. In 2012 there were issued 17.8 million coins worldwide. For 2012 the production was increased to 22.5 million coins. The reason for that is that investors demonstrated a high desire to own a Maple Leaf 1oz silver coin 2012.
Having been such a considerable quantity released by the Canadian mint, the premium for the Maple Leaf 1oz silver coin 2012 will not increase as rapidly as it is the case with other scarcer minted bullion coins. Nevertheless, this does not mean that the Maple Leaf 1oz silver coin 2012 is less of a precious asset destined for investment. With year its premium will increase and for the moment it can be invested in because it is a highly qualitative silver bullion coin that will offer safety to its holders and profitability when the price of silver is in an ascending position.
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