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Why add the 2018 Canada 1 oz. Silver Maple Leaf - Incuse $5 Coin GEM Brilliant Uncirculated to your collection?
The Canadian Maple Leaf coins are among the most sought-after issues available in the world today. This 2018 Canada 1 oz. First-ever Incuse $5 Silver Maple Leaf can be yours in GEM Brilliant Uncirculated condition. For a coin to be incuse, the design elements must be sunken into the surface of the coin, rather than raised above, and this is true for both the Maple Leaf and Queen's Effigy design. This Royal Canadian Mint issue is struck on .9999 fine silver planchets weighing 1 oz. This is a legal tender Canadian $5 coin struck for the 30th Anniversary of this iconic series. The mintage is a low 250,000 coins.
A 30th Anniversary Design Departure
The obverse of the coin features the Susanna Blunt designed portrait of Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth II. It has been the standard portrait on Canadian coinage since 2003, now incuse! The reverse of the coin features the iconic Maple Leaf from the RCM engravers but offered in a concave or incused version. This enduring symbol of peace and tolerance has deep meaning to the Canadian people.
Gem Brilliant Uncirculated condition
Gem Brilliant Uncirculated coins are Mint State coins that have spectacular eye appeal, luminous original surfaces, full details and sharp strikes. These examples are Mint fresh and exhibit few if any distracting marks or hairlines. They would grade at the solidly collectible Mint State 65 level or higher. The RCM has rolled out a new process called MINTSHIELD for this year's release, which is expected to reduce the appearance of milk spots.
ModernCoinMart is pleased to be your source for high quality Numismatic and bullion items. Order your 2018 Canada 1 oz. Silver Maple Leaf - Incuse $5 Coin GEM Brilliant Uncirculated condition from ModernCoinMart today.
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Mint:||Royal Canadian Mint|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Maple Leaf|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Susanna Blunt|
The Incuse Indian $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle and the larger $5 Incuse Indian Half Eagle are both popular series with collectors.The man behind the incuse design that appears on the gold Indian heads is the noted American sculptor Bela Lyon Pratt.
On the 30th Anniversary of the Silver Maple Leaf, the Canadian Mint has released a first-ever incuse design and "30" superimposed design! Read about the special anniversary coins.
ModernCoinMart carries a wide range of silver and gold Maple Leaf bullion coins, and also sells the special collector versions as they are issued.