The red maple (Acer rubrum) is one of the 10 Canadian maple species that collectively represent this nation, and its irregularly toothed leaf — one of the first of its kind to change colors each fall — is a sight to behold on the five coins that form this fractional set from the Royal Canadian Mint.
From the large 1 oz. coin to the tiny 1/20 oz. piece, each coin’s reverse features the same intricate portrait of an Acer rubrum twig and in is enhanced with selective gold plating, which mimics the warm, luminous glow of autumn sunshine.
Classic Canadian. Own a full set of five 99.99% pure silver coins — 1 oz., ½ oz., ¼ oz., 1/10 oz. and 1/20 oz. — featuring a classically styled portrait of a red maple (Acer rubrum) twig and lea
pieces known for its fall colors.
⮚ Selective gold plating. The 1 oz. coin (the largest in this set) is enhanced with selective gold plating that highlights the maple leaves as well as the rim and gives the warm feeling of luminous autumn sunshine.
⮚ A popular set. An annual issue, the Royal Canadian Mint’s silver fractional sets are always popular with collectors — in fact, they sell out every year.
⮚ Low mintage. Don’t miss out on the 2024 edition, which has a low mintage of just 3,000 sets.