Canadian Gold Maple
The Royal Canadian Mint began minting the 1 oz. Gold Maple in 1979. From that date through 1982 the Gold Maple had a fineness of .999 and in 1983 the Royal Canadian Mint began making the Gold maple with a fineness of .9999. Gold Maples are produced in many different sizes but are sold most commonly in 4 different sizes: 1 oz. with a face value of $50, 1/2 oz. with a face value of $20, 1/4 oz. with a face value of $10, 1/10 oz. with a face value of $5. Starting in 2013 the Royal Canadian Mint added a micro-engraved Maple on the reverse of the coin and in 2015 radial lines were added to both sides of the coin.