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Bullion DNA Anti-Counterfeiting Technology

Another Innovative First

A safe, high-quality product, the Gold Maple Leaf with our new Bullion DNA Anti-Counterfeiting Technology can now be easily authenticated.

The Process

A unique security mark is engraved on to every die and then minted on to every coin. Samples are registered using our Digital Non-destructive Activation technology that encodes and stores the images in our secure database.

Authenticating your Gold Maple Leaf takes three steps:

STEP 1: SCAN

Scan the laser mark and encode the image.

STEP 2: SEND

Securely transmit the encrypted data to the Royal Canadian Mint.

STEP 3: AUTHENTICATE

Compare with our database to verify the authenticity of your coin.

What's Next

The Bullion DNA Anti-Counterfeiting Technology will appear on Gold Maple Leafs minted from 2014 onwards and the authentication system will be available to dealers in the spring of 2014.

Guaranteeing Every Coin We Mint

An unforgettable design and a new, unique security feature ensures the Gold Maple Leaf remains one of the world's most sought-after bullion coins.

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