1/2 oz. Fine Silver Coin - Maple Leaf (2013)
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1/2 oz. Fine Silver Coin - Maple Leaf (2013)

Mintage 40000
Canada and US only
Archived
$54.95 CAD
 

In 1964, Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson sought to replace Canada’s British-derived flag in order to promote Canadian identity and unity in anticipation of the upcoming centennial of Confederation in 1967. From various design submissions, the parliamentary committee responsible for this task ultimately chose a red stylized maple leaf on a white ground flanked by two red bars. The colours red and white had been Canada’s national