As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday this year, the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) introduce to us a ½ oz Canadian Maple Leaf silver coin.

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2017 ½ oz Canadian Maple Leaf Silver Coin

With a purity of 99.99%, the ½ oz Canadian Maple Leaf silver coin celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday with an iconic design, a souvenir mark, and a unique finish. The 2017 ½ oz Canadian silver maple leaves features the iconic 1937 penny design, commemorating a Canadian icon that stayed in circulation for over 70 years. Underneath the two-branch maple design, is the unique souvenir mark that reads “150 Years”.

This beauty comes in a maroon clam-shell box with a serialized certificate. Only 35,000 will be available world-wide. Check out Canada's 150th Anniversary Coins Unveiled to see what anniversary coins will be circulated.

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