This 2008 1oz Gold Canadian Maple has a purity of 99.999% gold, making it one of the finest gold coins in the world.
The one ounce gold maple coin was first issued in 1979 and is one of the most recognised bullion coins in the world. Issued by The Royal Canadian Mint, the coins have a face value of 50 Canadian dollars.
The coin contains one troy ounce of gold and is exempt from VAT - perfect for investors.
The Royal Canadian Mint attests that this coin meets the following definition for 99999 purity. Gold that is 99.999% pure is defined as having a sum of less than 10 parts per million of the following elements: Ag, Al, As, Bi, Cr, Cu, Fe, In, Mg, Mn, Ni, Pb, Pd, Pt, Sn, Si, Ti, Zn, and Zr. This refers to the bulk material below the coin surface. The coins are often referred to as "99999 maples" or "five nine maples".
The Royal Canadian Mint first introduced the Maple in 1979 to provide a one ounce gold coin struck in 'pure gold' for investors. These 1oz gold maple coins are popular all over the world.
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The obverse bears a portrait of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II and the inscription:
ELIZABETH II 50 DOLLARS with the date 2008.
The reverse features an engraving of Canada's national emblem, the Maple leaf together with the inscription:
CANADA 99999 FINE GOLD 1OZ OR PUR
|Weight / Size||1 Ounce|
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||1|
|Silver Weight Troy Ounces||0|
|Fineness / Carat||0.99999 / 24|
|Obverse Designer||Susanna Blunt|
|Reverse Designer||RCM Engravers|
|Mint / Brand||Royal Canadian Mint|
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.
Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.
All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out.
If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes, therefore some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.
Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.
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We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows
If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +441253343081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.
For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.
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We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products.
If you require any assistance please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase.