In 1999, all Silver Maple Leaf coins that were issued came with a Privy Mark to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Maple Leaf program. The following year, all coins for the year 2000 featured a Privy Mark with Fireworks and the number 2000. Another Silver Maple Leaf was issued to commemorate the Millennium. These coins were produced for January 1, 2000 and the Privy Mark consisted of Fireworks as well. The coins were double dated 1999 and 2000. The coin is struck by the Royal Canadian Mint.
According to the Charlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins (62nd edition, 2007), standard Silver Maple Leafs differ from their Gold and Platinum counterparts in generating collector demand, with the 1996 and 1997 mintings in particular fetching higher prices due to limited pressings (for example, just under 101,000 for the 1997 Maple Leaf compared with more than 1.2 million pressed of the 1999 edition).
some of the privy mark maple leaf were stock only in europe.
Obverse: The effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. There are three different versions, a young head version, an old head version, and an older head version. The year of issue and the face value of 5 dollars is also displayed on this side.
Reverse: Picture of a maple leaf. On some variations there are also a small privy mark on the lower half of the coin or colour enhancement
There is also a Gold Maple Leaf series issued in the same design as the silver one.
|2001||Autumn (Autumn Red)||Debbie Adams||49,709||$34.95|
|2002||Spring (Summer Green)||N/A||29,509||$34.95|
|2003||Summer (Sugar Maple)||Stan Witten||29,416||$34.95|
|2004||Winter (Red Maple)||Stan Witten||26,848||$39.95|
|2005||Bigleaf Maple||Stan Witten||27,000||$39.95|
|2006||Silver Maple||Stan Witten||20,000||$45.95|
|2007||Sugar Maple||Stan Witten||20,000||$49.95|
|2001||Maple of Good Fortune||N/A||29,817||$59.99|
|2003||Maple of Good Fortune||N/A||29,731||$39.99|
|2005||Maple of Hope||Toan Nguyen||25,000||$39.95|
|2007||Maple of Long Life||Jianping Yan||15,000||$45.95|
|Year||Privy Mark||Artist||Mintage||Issue Price||Special Notes|
|1998||90th Anniversary of the RCM||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||13,025||N/A||Sold by RCM|
|1998||RCMP||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||25,000||N/A||Made for Canada Post|
|1998||Year of the Tiger||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||25,000||N/A||Made for MTB Bank|
|1998||Titanic||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||26,000||$29.95||Made for Dillon Gage|
|1999||Year of the Rabbit||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||25,000||N/A||Made for MTB Bank|
|2000||Expo Hanover||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||15,000||N/A||N/A|
|2000||Year of the Dragon||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||25,000||N/A||Made for MTB Bank|
|2001||Year of the Snake||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||25,000||N/A||N/A|
|2002||Year of the Horse||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||25,000||N/A||N/A|
|2003||Year of the Goat||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||25,000||N/A||N/A|
|2004||Alphonse Desjardins||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||15,000||$39.95||Sold by La Caisse Desjardins|
|2004||D-Day||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||12,485||$39.95||Included Certificate of Authenticity|
|2004||Year of the Monkey||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||25,000||N/A||N/A|
|2005||Liberation of the Netherlands||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||3,500||$45.95 Euros||Made for Royal Dutch Mint|
|2005||VE Day||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||7,000||$39.95||Sold in US by Jerry Morgan|
|2005||Victory in Japan||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||7,000||$39.95||Sold in US by Jerry Morgan|
|2005||Year of the Rooster||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||15,000||$24.95||N/A|
|2006||Year of the Dog||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||10,000||N/A||N/A|
|2007||Year of the Boar||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers||8,000||N/A||Lowest Mintage for Chinese New Year Privy Mark|
|2008||Year of the RAT||Walter Ott, RCM Engravers ??||????||N/A||NA|
|2004||Privy Mark Set||RCM Staff||13,859||$99.95||5 Coin Set – 1 oz, ½ oz, ¼ oz, 1/10 oz, 1/20 oz|
|2004||Zodiac Set||RCM Staff||5,000||$368.88||Each coin in the set carries one of the twelve signs of the Zodiac|
|2005||60th Anniversary of End of the Second World War||Peter Mossman||25,000||$39.95||Features a specimen finish|
The following coins are not considered Maple Leaves, but are fractional silver coins made by the Royal Canadian Mint.
|2004||Arctic Foxes||Claude D'Angelo||13,694||$89.95||4 Coin Set – $5, $4, $3, $2 Face Values|
|2005||Lynx||N/A||N/A||$89.95||4 Coin Set – $5, $4, $3, $2 Face Values|
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