Maple Leaf

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Maple Leaf

A gold, silver, or platinum coin minted in Canada that usually trades at slightly more than its current bullion value.

Maple Leaf

A type of gold bullion coin in Canada. Maple leafs usually trade at a price slightly higher than the bullion's value. Like gold bullion, a maple leaf is a commodity that investors often use as a hedge against recession and inflation; thus, while it is volatile like most commodities, it always maintains a relatively high value.

maple leaf

A gold coin minted in Canada.
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Longtime landscape photographer Huang Yuan-ming told UDN that the view of the red maple leaves and the sea of clouds is spectacular from the Ogasawara Viewing Platform.
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A week or two after this ephemeral pre-spring had ended, I spotted some red maple leaves photosynthesizing late afternoon sunlight.