1997 Canada 1 oz Gold Mountie Maple Leaf BUPRODUCT ID: 11505
This special one-year type Gold coin from the Royal Canadian Mint features a 10-sided decagon rim. This special Gold Maple Leaf has a limited mintage of just 12,913 coins and is a tribute to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
- Contains 1 oz of .9999 fine Gold.
- Comes in protective packaging.
- Obverse: Depicts the likeness of Queen Elizabeth II with the denomination and year of production.
- Reverse: Features a Mountie on his horse, hoisting the Canadian flag, along with the purity and weight.
- Sovereign coin backed by the Canadian government.
The mounted police force was formed in 1920 when the Royal North West Mounted Police merged with the Dominion Police. The former was originally named the North West Mounted Police and was given the "Royal" title in 1904.