Since that first release, the Silver Maple Leaf bullion coin has been minted annually with one troy ounce (31.1 grams) of 9999 fine silver and a face value of 5 dollarsthe highest face value on the market for any comparable silver bullion coin. Now the Royal Canadian Mint presents this beautiful coin. It celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Silver Maple Leaf in a gorgeous 5 oz. A large format, pure silver coin struck in a reverse proof finish. This is a first for 5-ounce fine silver coinage!
The reverse proof finish coin highlights the engraved areas of the coin. It showcases a brilliant design, full of intricate details, all accomplished without removing any texture from the artwork!
This celebratory coin features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Arnold Machin, used in the first release of silver Maple Leaf coins in 1988. Ultra-low worldwide mintage of only 2,500.Designed by Arnold Nogy, the 25. Anniversary 5 ounce pure silver coin features a variation on the original Silver Maple Leaf bullion coin.
This design depicts two small sugar maple leaves overlapping the bottom lobes of one large sugar maple leaf. Each raised maple leaf is rendered in sculptural detail, filling the coin's field.The top of the design is embossed with the word "CANADA" while the bottom of the image features the bilingual text "25th ANNIVERSARY" and "25e ANNIVERSAIRE, " with the weight of 5 (troy) ounces indicated. The leaf cipher is flanked on its left and right sides by the purity standard 9999. " The obverse shows an embossed face value of 50 dollars, the commemorative years "1988" and "2013, " the words "ELIZABETH II, and the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Arnold Machin, from the silver Maple Leafs first release in 1988.
Each coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint branded custom wooden collector box, lacquered in red, and protected by a black beauty box. All of our Canadian coins are acquired directly from the Royal Canadian Mint - We do not sell'second-hand' coins from unreliable and potentially fraudulent sources.
Check out my other items. Be sure to add me to your favorites list.Unsearched All of the coins offered in this listing are unsearched. Many coin dealers search all coins when they are received from the Mint. They "cherry-pick" the best coins. Then submit them to be graded, certified, and slabbed by PCGS, NGC, ANACS, etc.
When a dealer searches coins, those that they sell in original Mint packaging are only lesser quality coins. Photos: When a listing offers multiples of the same coin, one coin is picked at random and photographed. Since all coins offered in that listing are essentially identical, the coin photographed is representative of all coins offered. Surface areas that appear black on some proof coin photos are actually highly polished, mirror-bright metal reflecting the color of the camera. Whenever possible, we use actual photos of our coins, rather than just artists conception drawings from the Mint.
We frequently update and upgrade the photos that appear with our listings, using improved cameras and lenses and better lighting. We will honor your requests for additional photos as quickly as our schedule permits. The item "2013 Maple Leaf 5 oz. $50 Pure Silver Reverse Proof 25th Anniversary, ONLY 2,500" is in sale since Saturday, February 23, 2013.This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative". The seller is "okranchlandandcattlecompany" and is located in Lewisville, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica.