Last updated on April 15th, 2020 at 07:02 am
Last Updated on April 15, 2020 Posted by Colonial Acres Coins
Many coin collectors choose to collect mint bullion due to the investment factor involved. The Royal Canadian Mint creates quality bullion products with strict security measures in place so collectors can be sure they are purchasing pure gold or silver coins. For 2017, Canada is celebrating their 150th birthday and the Royal Canadian Mint has created new gold coins to commemorate this occasion. Below are two examples of such coins and more about how security measures are used in order to ensure the coins are authentic and contain pure gold.
2017 $200 Pure Gold Coin-GML Canada 150
The Gold Maple Leaf bullion coin, or GML, was first created in 1979 by the Royal Canadian Mint and continues to be a high valued coin by coin collectors as well as investors. The coin is sought after due to craftsmanship, design and gold purity. In June, the Royal Canadian Mint released the 2017 $200 pure gold coin created from 99.999% pure gold, the highest standard found in the world today in regards to pure gold.
The reverse side of this coin has a lovely shine as micro-engraving with laser technology was used within the recurring 150 number as well as the shape of the maple leaf to create light-refracting. Only 500 coins have been created so this piece is sure to be a collector’s item.
2017 $250 Pure Gold Coin Celebrating Canadian Brilliance
The Royal Canadian Mint has also created a $250 pure gold coin, with a unique design and the same quality of construction. This coin has a stunning design with a Forevermark 0.20 ct Canadian diamond in the center of the design to add value and beauty to the 99.999% pure gold coin. The coin was designed with the help of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office and Vancouver’s Worldwide Diamond Trademarks Ltd for the diamond in the coin.
For the design of the coin, Three Degrees Creative Rosina Li and Chris Reid came together to reimagine the Heritage Canada geometric maple leaf logo with diamond facets that move outward, depicting the many facets that have made Canada a top nation over the years. The diamond accent gives the coin added glamour while a ring of 150 diamond shapes frames the maple leaf design to pay tribute to the 150 years of the country.
These two coins are perfect examples of coins that can be added to a collection for sentimental value as well as monetary value. Such coins are certified by the Royal Canadian Mint by using unique security technology. A laser coded security feature is added to each coin which can be detected by Official Royal Canadian Mint Bullion DNA dealers. Colonial Acres is an Official dealer of such bullion coins and can offer verification service on newer silver and gold maple leaf coins. The staff of Colonial Acres can help answer questions about coins you already have in your collection as well as helping you find pure .999 Gold, silver or platinum coins as well as bars. Contact Colonial Acres today with any questions you may have about bullion and pure gold or silver items created by the Royal Canadian Mint.