Canadian Platinum Maple Leaf is the official platinum bullion coin of Canada. First released in 1988, it is issued annually by the Government of Canada, and comes in variations depending on the year. The Canadian Maple Leaf is produced by the world famous Royal Canadian Mint and is Canadian legal tender with a face value of 50 Canadian dollars. The .9995% pure platinum content makes the coin among the finest official bullion coins worldwide. The standard version has a weight of 1 troy ounce, but also comes in 1/2 ounce, 1/10 ounce, 1/20th ounce coins.
The Silver Maple Leaf's obverse and reverse display, respectively, the profile of Elizabeth II and the Canadian Maple Leaf. In 2014, new security features were introduced: radial lines and a micro-engraved laser mark. the Canadian Platinum Maple Leaf coin is very popular with investors, and may be used to fund Individual Retirement Account investments