Canadian Gold Maple Leaf coin, the world’s first legal tender bullion coin to exclusively contain 99.99% pure gold. Introduced in 1979, the Gold Maple Leaf coin is a hallmark of the Royal Canadian Mint’s manufacturing excellence. With a mintage of more than 37 million pieces since its first year of issue, the Gold Maple Leaf has established itself as the world’s most popular 24 karat bullion coin. Embellished with Canada’s national symbol, the maple leaf, this gold bullion coin is impeccable in its purity, indicated by the four nines that elegantly style the lustrous surface of the coin. The Canadian Gold Maple Leaf coin is accepted and exchanged worldwide, and, most importantly, it is available at a low premium over the prevailing price of gold. Consequently, any investor who is keen on adding physical gold to his portfolio should seriously consider this beautiful Canadian coin.