All 2021 SML bullion coins include enhanced security features: radial lines, a micro-engraved maple leaf and BULLION DNA Anti-Counterfeiting Technology. They also include MINTSHIELD surface protection: the worlds first proven approach to reducing the occurrence of white spots discolorations on silver bullion coins.AESTHETIC PROTECTION White spots, also called milk spots, are imperfections that compromise the aesthetic quality of silver bullion coins. They appear unpredictably, making them challenging to prevent. After years of intensive research and development, the Royal Canadian Mint developed MINTSHIELD, a unique manufacturing process breakthrough that reduces the appearance of white spots on Silver Maple Leaf bullion coins. Invisible to the eye and having no effect on the coins purity or composition, MINTSHIELD reduces the appearance of white spots for years. ENHANCED SECURITY BULLION DNA Anti-Counterfeiting Technology is an industry first that goes above and beyond other approaches to coin authentication.
Every die used to produce SML coins is laser micro-engraved with an anti-counterfeiting security mark. Our registration processdigital non-destructive activation (DNA) technologycaptures images encrypted with an algorithm signature and then stores these in our secure database. Combined with the proprietary BULLION DNA Reader and software, the coins authenticity can be verified in an instant. SML bullion coins also feature a textured maple leaf, micro-engraved with laser technology on a small area of the reverse side of the coin.
In the centre of this mark, visible under magnification, is the numeral 21 denoting the coins year of issue. The radial lines on 2021 Silver Maple Leaf bullion coins are machined precisely to within microns on the master tooling for maximum reproducibility from die to die and coin to coin. The line width and pitch give Silver Maple Leaf coins a characteristic look and create a distinctive, light-diffracting pattern that is specific to this coin. Three unique features for cutting-edge security, including precise radial lines, a micro-engraved leaf and BULLION DNA Anti-Counterfeiting Technology, exclusive to the Royal Canadian Mint. MINTSHIELD surface protection to reduce the occurrence of white spots.
Mint : Royal Canadian Mint Item Number : 179049 Composition : 99.99% pure silver Weight : 1 oz. (31.11 g) Diameter : 38 mm Face Value : 5 dollars (CAN) Finish : Radial lines Edge : Serrated SKU : BU179049.
The item "Lot of 5, 2021 1oz Canada Maple Leaf. 9999 Silver Coin, (Brilliant)" is in sale since Wednesday, June 16, 2021.This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Silver\Coins". The seller is "robertssilverbullion" and is located in St. John's, Newfoundland And Labrador. This item can be shipped worldwide.