2023 - 35th Anniversary of the Silver Maple Leaf - 5-Coin Pure Silver Proof Fractional Set. In 2023, Canada's Silver Maple Leaf (SML) bullion coin turns 35 and we're marking the occasion in this instalment of our annual 99.99% pure silver fractional set. All five double-dated ("1988 2023") coins in this fractional set feature a classically styled red maple. Leaf, a dazzling Canadian maple that gets its name from the spring colour of its flowers and leaf buds.
That "blush" of colour inspired our application of rose gold plating to the 1 oz. Coin, where the raised rim consists of an engraved pattern of 35 tiny maple leaves that artfully elevates our SML anniversary celebration to new heights. A plated and engraved maple leaf rim-an RCM first. RCM first: plated and engraved rim.
For the first time, a selectively plated rim with 35 engraved maple leaves frames the art on the largest coin in this fractional set, which celebrates the 35. Anniversary of Canada's Silver Maple Leaf bullion coin. While a typical rim is raised, it rarely features any details other than denticles-but that's not the case with this set's 1 oz.The repeating pattern of engraved maple leaves adds a captivating textural element and reflects our pride in minting one of the world's most sought-after bullion coins. All five coins in this fractional set-1 oz. Are crafted in 99.99% pure silver. Each reverse features the same classical-styled portrait of a leaf from a Canadian maple species that is known for its spring and fall colours, which inspired our application of rose gold plating to the 1 oz. The Royal Canadian Mint certifies all of its collector coins.
Your five coins are individually encapsulated and presented together in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded clamshell case with a beauty box. 99.99% pure silver, with selective rose gold plating. Marie Elaine Cusson (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse). I do leave feedback for everyone.