Minted from 1916 to 1945, the Mercury Dime has seen America through some of its most trying times, from World War I through the Great Depression and World War II. It was designed to replace the former Barber dime, which had been minted since 1892. Contrary to its nickname, though, the Mercury Dime does not feature the Roman deity, Mercury. Instead, it actually portrays Miss Liberty wearing a winged cap to represent freedom of thought.
With such strong symbolism, it is no wonder this dime became an icon to the American public and helped carry them through such difficult times. Minted in .900 pure silver and designed by famous sculptor Adolf Weinman, the beloved Mercury Dime has been popular with collectors since it's introduction in 1916.
American Mint is Offering Genuine 1916-1945 Mercury Dimes
On the obverse of the mercury head dime, you'll find Lady Liberty prominently wearing the winged cap and surrounded by the word "liberty." The words "In God WeTrust" are on the bottom left side. The reverse of the 1916 mercury dime coin features an olive branch wrapped around a Roman fasces, which symbolizes power and authority. These engravings, which symbolize a combination of peace and strength, helped showcase the new American spirit that was taking place throughout these years.
Benefits of Including a Mercury Dime from 1916 to 1945 inYour Coin Collection
When you order a 1916-1945 mercury dime from American Mint, you can be confident in the quality and authenticity of your new coin. Each one of our collectible coins comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. This certifies both the materials and size of your silver mercury dime. You'll feel confident adding it to your collection, knowing that it is an authentic and top-quality coin.
Get the Best Deals From American Mint on Your Silver Mercury Dime
Even though the 1916-1945 silver mercury dime is highly sought after and a favorite coin of collectors, when you order from American Mint, you can always expect reasonable rates on all of our collectibles. Any collector, regardless of their budget, will be able to find the perfect starter coinor addition for their current collection on our site.
American Mint: Your Reliable Source for 1916-1945 Mercury Dimes
Here at American Mint, we want you to be completely satisfied with your 1916-1945 mercury head dime coin. If for any reason you are not, just send your items back within 20 days of receiving your purchase. We can send you a replacement coin, credit your account, or issue a refund that includes shipping and handling.
Order your mercury dime and add an eye-catching, quality piece to your collection today! Be sure to also check out our entire line of silver coins featuring U.S. presidents, American symbols, and key historic events.
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