PITTSBURGH, Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvard Assets is pleased to announce they have acquired a supply of Royal Canadian minted Maple Leaf coins.
According to the Royal Canadian Mint Q2 2015 report Silver Maple Leaf sales increased 300,000 ounces from 15.4 million ounces sold in the first half of 2014 to 15.7 million ounces sold so far in the first half of 2015. John Tucker, the main purchasing agent for Harvard Assets, said, "I would imagine sales of Canadian Silver Maple Leafs will surpass 30 million ounces in 2015."
According to Harvard Assets research, during the financial crisis of 2008, investors purchased 7.9 million ounces of the Maple Leafs. Amazingly, in 2014 alone investors purchased 29.2 million ounces of these prized assets. Ben Masters, Director of Marketing at Harvard Assets, has stated, "The Maple Leafs are the purist form of Silver available as they are .9999 pure fine silver and we are proud to have them available to our customers."
These are the exact specifications from the Royal Canadian Mint:
Canadian Silver Maple Bullion Coin - Quick Facts and Brief History
Silver Bullion (Investment)
Each year since 1988 by the Royal Canadian Mint
Weights / Denominations
1 Troy Ounce of 99.99% pure silver bullion
Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II along with year of issue
Picture of a Maple Leaf, the official national symbol of Canada
Minted annually since 1988 by the government of Canada, the Canadian Maple Leaf silver bullion coin has been one of the most popular silver bullion coins in the world. Among all of the issues of this series, each coin has the phrase "Fine Silver 1 oz. Argent Pur" stamped across the bottom on the back side. Commemorative proof sets have been issued over the years.
Canadian Silver Maple bullion coins are among the most trusted of silver bullion coins. Any budget can easily invest in these versatile silver coins. Investors can buy Canadian Maple Leaf silver bullion coins individually or in a box of 500 (bulk pricing applies for most dealers).
During the financial crisis and ongoing recession, demand for Canadian Silver Maple coins has increased dramatically, much like its counterparts from around the world.
1 troy ounce Canadian Silver Maple Leaf coin
1. Diameter = 38 mm (1.5 in.)
2. Thickness = 3.15 mm (0.1240 in.)
3. Gross Weight = 31.103 grams (1-troy ounce)
4. Face Value = $5 (Canadian)
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