After introducing a double-incuse Silver Maple Leaf (SML) coin in 2018, we followed it up with gold- (2019) and black rhodium-plated (2020) versions. For 2021, we’re taking art to all-new depths! This is the first Super Incuse SML. The 2020 Rhodium-Plated 1 oz. SML had a standard incuse depth of 0.3 mm, but thanks to new technology developed by our Research and Development team, this coin’s intricately engraved maple leaf sits 1.5 mm below the coin’s surface – that’s nearly 40% of the coin gauge! And with the addition of the Arboreal Anniversary (“25”) privy mark, your Super Incuse SML is a beautiful expression of a pride that runs deep for Canada’s maple tree.
Your coin’s reverse features Walter Ott’s iconic sugar maple leaf design, unchanged since the first Silver Maple Leaf (SML) bullion coin issued in 1988. For the first time ever, its famous maple leaf has been struck using Super Incuse technology, which gives it an incuse depth of 1.5 millimetres. A modified reverse proof finish ensures the focus is on the brilliant relief. The reverse also includes the engraved words “CANADA” and “FINE SILVER 1 OZ ARGENT PUR”, as well as the purity standard of “9999” and a “25” maple leaf privy mark in honour of the 25th anniversary of the arboreal emblem of Canada, the maple. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt, along with the engraved face value “20 DOLLARS” and the year “2021”.