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2006 Canadian Maple Leaf 1 oz Gold Coin

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In 2006, demand for Canadian Maple Leaf Gold Coins remained steady and consistent with the previous five years. After a slow start to the new century, and the first decade thereof, the Canadian Maple Leaf Gold Coins gained some modest momentum before taking off later in the decade as the Great Recession set in. Right now, you can buy 2006 Canadian Maple Leaf 1 oz Gold Coins online at Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with a protective plastic flip!
  • 28th year of release in the Canadian Maple Leaf 1 oz Gold Series!
  • Final mintage of 209,937 gold coins!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold.
  • Bears a face value of $50 (CAD) fully backed by the Canadian government.
  • Queen Elizabeth II is on the obverse.
  • A sugar maple leaf is depicted in the reverse.

With your purchase of the 2006 Canadian Maple Leaf 1 oz Gold Coin online at Provident Metals, you will receive a 24-karat gold coin housed in a protective plastic flip. The mintage in 2006 for this series was 209,937 coins. This was in line with the running average between 2003 and 2007, with the peak in this period coming in 2005 with 281,000 coins, while the 2003 and 2007 coins had mintages around 190,000.


Queen Elizabeth II features on the obverse of the 2006 Maple Leaf 1 oz Gold Coin. This design was created in 2003 by Susanna Blunt and depicts the Queen without a crown, a first on Canadian coins during her reign. On this side of the coin, you will also find inscriptions of ELIZABETH II, 50 DOLLARS, and 2006.


A sugar maple leaf is depicted in the reverse design of 2006 Canadian Maple Leaf Gold Coins. Walter Ott created this front-facing look at the sugar maple leaf in 1979 when the gold coins debuted in this series. It has since been used on all additional weights of the gold coin, as well as the silver, platinum, and palladium coins. Inscriptions on this side include CANADA, 9999, FINE GOLD, and 1 OZ OR PUR.


The mintage of Canadian Maple Leaf 1 oz Gold Coins in 2006 was down significantly from the previous year, but was higher than the 2007 release to come. In 2008, the impact of the Great Recession was felt by the latter half of the year and demand for Maple Leafs skyrocketed to 710,718 coins, the highest mintage since 1990.


If you have any questions, Provident Metals is here to help. Please feel free to call us at 800-313-3315, chat with us live online, or email us directly.

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When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

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Product Details

Year 2006
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Royal Canadian Mint
Thickness 2.8 mm
Diameter 30 mm
Condition Uncirculated
Denomination $50 CAD
Country Canada
Designer (Obverse) Susanna Blunt
Designer (Reverse) Walter Ott
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Canadian Maple Leaf
Certificate of Authenticity No
Capsule Size 30 mm
Packaging Plastic Flip
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Dimensions 2 x 2 x 0.5
Provident ID 3937276