As with other maple leaf coins, the images featured on the Palladium Maple Leaf Coin speak to the hearts and spirit of the Canadian people. The eponymous maple leaf, which has become a symbol of peace and tolerance across Canada, is featured on the front of the coin. The reverse side honors its former British affiliation with an engraved portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Despite its seemingly simple design, a closer look at these images reveals a meticulous attention to detail. From the intricate vein pattern of the maple leaf to the uncanny expression on HRMs face, collectors are sure to appreciate skillful engraving it took to capture every design element.