Palladium Canadian Maple Leaf coin design has the image of Queen Elizabeth II struck on one side with the denomination of $50 and the date. On the other side of the Palladium coin features the Canadian national symbol, the Maple Leaf with 99.95% fine grade and one ounce. These palladium coins from the Royal Canadian Mint are quite attractive and many people across the globe invest in them for their purity and design. This was the first government issued palladium coin which compliments the Platinum Canadian Maple Leaf, Gold Canadian Maple Leaf, and Silver Canadian Maple Leaf. The Royal Canadian Mint guarantees the weight, purity and age of the Canadian Maple Leaf coins.
The Palladium Canadian Maple Leaf coin was first minted by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2005. The Palladium Canadian Maple Leaf was the first palladium coin. Though other countries had issued palladium bullion before but those were not palladium coins. The production of maple leaf palladium coins bullion was restricted to forty thousand coins in the first year. As there was not much demand for the palladium coins in the initial years, the Royal Canadian Mint reduced to production to fifteen thousand coins in the third year. In the recent years there has been a great demand for palladium bullion coin and particularly Canadian Maple Leaf palladium coins as it is the first government issued palladium coin.
Demand for the Palladium Canadian Maple Leaf coin has increased in the commodity market as the production was limited. Palladium Canadian Maple Leaf coins from the Royal Canadian mint is the only government issued palladium coins in the commodity market, so this bullion coin is always sold with the significant premium for its status, design and purity. The other common and recognized means to buy palladium is in the form of palladium bars such as the Palladium Credit Suisse Bar or Palladium PAMP Suisse Bar.
Palladium investment has increased in the recent past as the value of other assets has reduced due to recession. Though the face value of palladium bullion coins is only $50 Canadian dollars, it is traded for the palladium price market value which is quite higher than its face value. This is true of all precious metal coins which include silver coins, platinum coins and gold coins.
Many people started to buy palladium as it adds value to their precious metal investment portfolio. People invest in gold and other precious metals as they get high returns and the price of palladium keeps increasing though the value of other commodities due to recession. Many people feel that palladium is one of the best investments as it is a profitable metal. It is very easy to buy and sell palladium in the commodity market and is done effortlessly with the Palladium Canadian Maple Leaf.
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