This auction is for a 1 oz. 1985 Gold Canadian Maple Leaf $50 Fine .9999 Pure Gold Coin.Any scratches seen in the photo are on the protective Airtite case that is used to protect your investment. I ship all my gold coins in these special cases at no additional charge to the buyer. The Canadian Gold Maple Leaf is the official bullion gold coin of Canada and is produced by the Royal Canadian Mint . The brainchild of Walter Ott, it is one of the purest gold coins of regular issue in the world, with a gold content of .9999 millesimal fineness (24 carats ). That is, it contains virtually no base metals at all – only gold exclusively from gold mines in Canada. Years Denominations Purity Obverse 1979–1982* 1 oz*–1985 1 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz .9999 1986–1989 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz .9999 1990–1992 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz .9999 1993 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz, 1/20 oz .9999 1994 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz, 1/15 oz, 1/20 oz .9999 1995–2004 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz, 1/20 oz .9999 2005–present 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz, 1/20 oz .9999 The government of Canada guarantees the purity, weight, and legal tender value of each Gold Maple Leaf coin. For this reason, Gold Maple Leafs have been internationally recognized since their introduction in 1979. Payment method: I accept PayPal as my only form of payment. After (confirmed) PayPal payment has cleared, I will ship your coin. If you will help me lower the fees, charged by PayPal, by using the eCheck method of payment thru PayPal, I will reward you with a $10.00 BONUS refund . When paying with PayPal eCheck, just follow the same procedure you would normally with PayPal, but when asked to select your method of payment, just click on eCheck. If you do not know what a Paypal E-check is, please click After paying with eCheck thru PayPal you will see that I have deposited back into your account your $10.00 BONUS refund . Shipping: I ship through the USPS to the USA & CANADA confirmed addresses. I use registered, with delivery signature required USPS mail service. Insurance is option of buyer (but highly recommended). Be sure to click on "optional insurance" on invoice when checking out. I do not ship internationally. CANADA, ALASKA & HAWAII (exception to above postage costs - additional $5.00 shipping fee). I do not ship to P.O. boxes. The small print: ****Returns not accepted due to volatility in current precious metals market. ****Bid with confidence, I have 100% Feedback and I always try to make my customers happy. ****Upon receipt of feedback from buyer (so that I will know that you have received your item and are pleased with it) I will promptly leave your feedback. ****************************** Thank you for looking and bidding.