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The Royal Canadian Mint's bullion products are universal symbols of innovation, ingenuity and excellence. At the heart of our distinctive line of bullion products is our collection of Maple Leaf bullion coins in gold, silver, platinum and palladium - all guaranteed by the Government of Canada for weight and purity.
The Royal Canadian Mint also operates one of the most technically advanced and respected gold and silver refineries in the world. Our accredited ISO 9001 facility offers a variety of client services.
World Firsts. World Records.
To reach new heights of achievement for expertise, craftsmanship and can-do spirit, the Mint crafted the world's first 100-kg, 99999 pure gold bullion coin with a face value of $1 million. This coin was later recognized by Guinness World Records to be the world's largest gold coin.Purchasing Bullion | Bullion Products | Refinery Services
How to purchase bullion
Our bullion products can be purchased through banks, coin dealers, foreign currency exchange offices, and brokerage houses worldwide. Choosing your best purchasing avenue is a personal decision. Here are some points to consider prior to selling or buying bullion:
Prices of gold and silver bullion products are based on international market rates which vary daily, as well as supply and demand. Be prepared for a reasonable premium to be charged over the daily spot quotations to cover manufacturing, transportation and distribution costs.Bullion Products | Refinery Services
Gold and other bullion products from the Royal Canadian Mint are universally recognized for their quality and purity. The Mint refines and produces Maple Leaf bullion coins, gold kilo bars, trade bars and gold wafers - all struck with their weight and purity. Our bullion coins are also recognized as legal tender in Canada.
Our Gold Maple Leaf coins are the world's most popular pure gold coin. Since their introduction in 1979, over 20 million troy ounces have been sold. As the first bullion coin to achieve the heightened standard of 9999 fine, the Gold Maple Leaf is available in five weights from one-twentieth of an ounce to one troy ounce. Also of special interest are the one ounce gold bullion coins celebrating the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games and our 99999 Gold Maple Leaf.
Encouraged by the success of the Gold Maple Leaf, the Mint introduced Silver Maple Leaf Coins in 1988. The Silver Maple Leaf is minted with one troy ounce of 9999 fine silver. The coin has a face value of $5, the highest face value of any comparable silver bullion coin. Also of special interest are the one ounce silver bullion coins celebrating the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
Introduced by popular demand in 1988 are the Mint's one troy ounce Platinum Maple Leaf coins with a face value of $50.
Introduced in 2005 re the Palladium Maple Leaf coins with a face value of $50. This popular one troy ounce coin is made with 9995 pure palladium.