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Why does this flawless First Releases 2022 Canada 1 oz. Silver Maple Leaf Ultra High Relief coin with a Reverse Proof finish deserve a place in your collection?
The Silver Maple Leaf series has been issued by the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) since 1988. Throughout the series lifetime, the coin has been produced with multiple finishes and special occasion privy marks. For the first time ever, for this limited mintage 2022 reverse proof release, the coin has been minted with an Ultra High Relief strike, boasting a sculptural Maple Leaf design that rises to a height of 1.4 mm above the coin's surface! The late Walter Ott (1920-2020) created the iconic, nationally themed image for the Gold Maple Leaf series in 1979, while Master Engraver and Director of Art of the RCM. The Mint's former Senior Engraver Susan Taylor, who was also an apprentice to Mr. Ott in the early 1980s, re-sculpted the original Maple Leaf graphic into the stunning Ultra High Relief masterpiece, while maintaining the integrity of the classic design.
Gorgeously Patriotic Canadian Maple Leaf Design
Obverse: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is depicted in a right facing pose on the obverse. This likeness of Great Britain's longest reigning monarch was created in 2003 by renowned Canadian portrait artist Susanna Blunt. The delicately frosted field is inscribed with "ELIZABETH II," "5 DOLLARS" and the date of issue "2022."
Reverse: A lone, exquisitely rendered sugar maple leaf is centered on the reverse. The astoundingly realistic Ultra High Relief sculptural image is surrounded by the inscriptions "CANADA" and "FINE SILVER 1 OZ. ARGENT PUR," with the coin's purity of "9999" located on each side of the leaf.
Perfect Proof 70
This Reverse Proof 2022 1 oz. Silver Canadian Maple Leaf Ultra High Relief coin was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for review within thirty days of release. The coin was determined to be in flawless Proof 70 condition for its remarkably sharp strike, perfectly finished surfaces and exceptional eye appeal. The proof coin is sonically sealed in NGC protective holder with ModernCoinMart's exclusively designed First Releases certification label honoring the nation of Canada. The graded coin will arrive with an informative Maple Leaf series story booklet and a numbered Certificate of Authenticity issued by the RCM.
Make this pristine, low mintage First Releases 2022 Canada 1 oz. Silver Maple Leaf Ultra High Relief Reverse Proof coin a part of your collection today!
This 2022 Canada 1 oz Ultra High Relief Silver Maple Leaf Reverse Proof $20 Coin NGC PF70 FR Exclusive Canada Label is proudly minted by the Royal Canadian Mint. The Royal Canadian Mint was founded in 1908 as a branch of The Royal Mint.
|Year of Issue:||2022|
|Mint:||Royal Canadian Mint|
|Release Type:||First Releases|
|Label/Signature:||Exclusive Canada Label|
|Relief:||Ultra High Relief|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Ultra High Relief Maple Leaf|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Susanna Blunt|