Quartet of Canadian 2017 $3 Silver Coins Form Maple Leaf


New from the Royal Canadian Mint is a quartet of 99.99% fine silver coins that together form one complete maple leaf.

Quartet of Canadian 2017 $3 Silver Maple Leaf Coins and Case
Presentation case and images of the four Canadian 2017 $3 Silver Coins with designs that together form a single maple leaf

Designed by Canadian artist Celia Godkin, the four coin reverses offer a distinct portion of a sugar maple leaf as it would appear in its natural setting. Inscriptions on all four coins include FINE SILVER 1/4 OZ ARGENT PUR 9999, CANADA, and 2017.


Susanna Blunt’s effigy of the Queen appears on the four coin’s obverse. Circling the portrait are inscriptions of ELIZABETH II, D G REGINA, 3 DOLLARS, and SB for the artist’s initials.

Coin specifications from the Royal Canadian Mint include:

  • Mintage: 7,500
  • Composition: 99.99% pure silver
  • Finish: reverse proof
  • Weight (g): 47.4
  • Diameter (mm): 27 mm x 27 mm
  • Edge: plain
  • Certificate: serialized
  • Face value: 3 dollars each
  • Reverse Artist: Celia Godkin
  • Obverse Artist: Susanna Blunt


Priced at CAD $204.95, or about US $158, the 2017 $3 Silver Maple Leaf Quartet is available from the Royal Canadian Mint at mint.ca. An affiliate link to the coin’s product is right here.

Coins ship encapsulated within in one RCM-branded presentation case with a graphic a beauty box.

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drew scott

I love these! Because it would be absolutely Stupid to slab these by a coin grader.



Since each piece is actually approx. 12g how do they get away with putting 1/4oz. on the coins? Rounded down? Would these be considered errors?

Gerald Bartley

mike – They addressed this in the question/answer section on the coin’s product page, saying:

“We wanted a certain physical size for each coin in the set and as a result we have exceeded the minimum ¼ oz weight, which is only a nominal weight in the case of these particular coins.”

Seth Riesling

The one-fourth oz. weight inscribed on this 4-coin set is for the .9999 fine silver guaranteed precious metal weight. There is a small amount of base metal added to the fine silver on this coin set which makes each coin weigh more. The RCM has been inundated with questions about this issue & its weight! I don’t understand why. The real question is do you want to pay approximately US $158 for an ounce of silver worth about US $20. If so, buy it like I did as a RCM Masters Club Platinum member. Afterall, this is not a bullion… Read more »


Well stated Seth. Bullion and numismatic options are in two different worlds and do not need to merge.