Gold Maple Leaf 1/2 Ounce
Buy gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce coins from BullionByPost. Below is our range of our 1/2 oz Gold Maple Leaf coins. Canada's official bullion coin is released in several sizes to meet the varying demand from investors and collection. The 1/2oz Maple Leaf coin is a great choice for investors who want the same great design, but at a reduced size to a full ounce. Prices shown include free, fully insured delivery.
Gold Maple Leaf 1/2 Ounce Price
Gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce prices are derived from the value of the gold each coin contains. Each gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce coin weighs 15.55 grams, and is struck to a purity of 24 carat, meaning they contain 15.55 grams of pure gold.
Gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce prices can vary thanks to the coin's history and numismatic appeal, with certain years or designs being particularly desirable with collectors. The price of a new gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce coin will typically be based on today's gold price, with a small premium to cover the cost of manufacturing and supply of the coin. Older or rare gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce coins can cost considerably more than the UK gold price. With the global price of gold being primarily calculated in dollars, periods in which the pound is weak versus the dollar will see UK gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce prices rise, while a strong pound would see lower prices in the UK.
Our gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce prices are displayed in real-time, updating every two minutes in-line with the current gold spot price. Investment gold is VAT-free, and the gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce price shown includes fully insured delivery.
Gold Maple Leaf 1/2 Ounce Coin Specification
The gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce coin is a Canadian gold coin manufactured by the Royal Canadian Mint. Canadian gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce coins weigh 15.55g with a diameter of 25mm. Gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce coins are manufactured from 24 carat gold.
Gold Maple Leaf 1/2 Ounce Value
Investors often ask what is the value of a gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce? Canadian gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce coins have a face value of $20. It is important to note that the face value is a nominal amount that has no bearing on the actual value of the coin. As mentioned, the gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce coins main value can usually be worked out based on the current gold price. It is this simplicity that makes gold bullion coins appealing. They are bought and sold based on their intrinsic metal value without having to worry about any numismatic value and more complicated selling process.
You can always find a simple benchmark value for a gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce thanks to the publicly available spot price. The value of a gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce is therefore generally the same regardless of the year and is just based on the metal content. Some years of gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce might command a further premium. A lower mintage, or special design could see their value increase beyond their metal content.
The easiest way to work out a Gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce value is to use its gold weight of 15.55 grams and multiply that by the current gold spot price in grams. As a coin with a purity of 999.9 fineness, it's important to calculate the 24 carat gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce value, to ensure you have an accurate price.
How Much are Gold Maple Leaf 1/2 Ounce Coins Worth?
If you are wondering how much are gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce coins worth, a simple rule of thumb is that a gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce has 15.55g of pure gold, or 1/2 a troy ounce. If you see the gold price in troy ounces you can therefore work out how much a gold Maple Leaf 1/2 ounce is worth quite quickly.