Minted by the Royal Canadian Mint in limited quantity and issued annually since 1988, the Canadian Silver Maple Leaf coin's face value is the highest among silver bullion coins at CA$5 and is the first minted coin depicting the latest official likeness of the Queen. This coin features a limited privy mark for the year of the dragon.
The obverse depicts the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II (year of issue and 5-dollar face value are also shown).
As with all Canadian Silver Maple leaf coins, the 2012 Year of the Dragon design includes the series' hallmark assurance: "Fine Silver 1 oz Argent Pur" on the leaf face and adds the dragon privy mark on the bottom left side of the leaf.
These superb quality releases are perfect for people born in 'dragon' years - 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000 and 2012 - who are regarded as confident, enterprising, independent, self-assured, brave and passionate.
This series moves fast and makes a memorable gift - get your 2012 Canadian Silver Maple Leaf Year of the Dragon Privy coins today.
This very limited issue proof coin is a reverse proof featuring a frosted field or background and mirror finished details or image and writing. The coin is made from one troy ounce of 9999 pure silver. It comes sealed in a PCGS coin holder and is a specimen strike, "gem" numismatic! This beautiful coin is truly a collector's piece.
|Susanna Blunt (obverse)|
|Queen Elizabeth II|
|Maple Leaf - Dragon privy mark|
|38.0 x 38.0 x 3.1|
|Royal Canadian Mint|