It has been 40 years since our popular Gold Maple Leaf (GML) bullion coin made its debut, yet the sophisticated simplicity of its now-iconic design continues to strike a chord with coin enthusiasts and investors everywhere! In honour of its 40th anniversary, this special numismatic edition release is offered at a limited volume. Unchanged since the very first issue in 1979, the solitary maple leaf that adorns the reverse design is widely regarded as a symbol for unparalleled artistry, craftsmanship and value.
The reverse design by Royal Canadian Mint engravers features the iconic maple leaf design from the original Gold Maple Leaf bullion coin released in 1979, artfully interlinked with a large, stylized number forty, highlighted by contrasting finishes. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.