Canadian Platinum Maple Leaf

Though many people may not be aware of coins and other collectibles in the sense that we know and appreciate them, there is much to be gained from having a coin like the Canadian Platinum Maple Leaf. The history of the Canadian Platinum Maple Leaf can be dated back through some years and offer us some insight as to where it came from, some background to it's origin, and what the coin represents. Not only can the beauty of many ages and a culture be experienced on this small coin alone, but a person can also get the great satisfaction of owning a Canadian Platinum Maple Leaf. This coin was first released in 1988 all the way through 2002. It was issued by the same place where most Canadian coins have immersed from, the Royal Canadian Mint. From the each year that this coin has been produced, there have been four denominations: 1 ounce, 1/2 ounce, 1/4 ounce and 1/10 ounce - with the exception of 1993 and 1995-2002 that had an extra 1/20th of an ounce coin, and 1994 which had not only an extra 1/20th ounce coin, but a 1/15th ounce coin as well. The purity of the Canadian Platinum Maple Leaf is .9995 (pure platinum). The face value of each coin descends relative to it denomination; the 1 oz. is C$50, 1/2 oz. is C$20, 1/4 oz. is C10, 1/10 oz. is C$5, 1/15 is C$2 and last but not least, the 1/20 oz. is C$1. A depiction of the Queen is imprinted on the obverse of each coin. Considering how in demand this coin has become over the years, it's not hard to see how so many have flocked to get the very best deal that they can on what may be one of Canada's most famous coins yet - since it's sure to be a collector's favorite. No matter what type of currency collectible that you like, you can bet that there is something that will mesh well with the current assortment of coins that you may have. From the origin and history that makes the Canadian Platinum Maple Leaf unique, to the depictions that are imprinted therein and the wonder that it offers it's many observers, this versatile coin is one that is certain to leave you wanting more. There is no mystery as to why so many people and collectors want to know how they can get a hold of the Canadian Platinum Maple Leaf as soon as they can.

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