- Enclosed in a divisible blister, each of these 8 Gold Maple Leaf coins is legal tender with a weight of 1 g
- Each coin has a distinct serial number and together, they are fully certified to be 8 x 1 g 99.99% pure gold coins.
- Signed by the RCM’s chief Assayer, the assay certificate on the back of the card certifies the authenticity and the purity of each pure gold bullion coin.
- NEW for 2016: Each Gold Maple Leaf coin features precisely machined radial lines—a security feature that is pushing the boundaries of engraving technology.
- The front of the packaging features a simplified Chinese character that is a translation of “MapleGram8”.
- The red and gold colours of the customized packaging symbolize prosperity and luck, and confer a blessing of good fortune, joy and happiness upon its owner.
- The use of the number “8” reflects the Chinese cultural importance of this number, which represents wealth and prosperity; it is considered to be the luckiest number in Chinese tradition.