The Red Maple is one of the most abundant and
widespread tree in eastern Canada. It grows from
southern Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and southern
Quebec to southern and southwestern Ontario and in
extreme southeastern Manitoba.
Face Value: 50 cents
Composition: 99.99% pure gold
Weight (g): 1.270
Diameter (mm): 13.92
- Sixth coin in the series of smallest gold coins ever produced by the Royal Canadian Mint.
- Previous coins in the series: 2004 Moose, 2005 Voyageur, 2006 Cowboy, 2007 Wolf and 2008 de Havilland beaver.