Mercury Dimes (1916 - 1945)
Mercury Dimes - Designed by Adolph A. Weinman featuring an allegorical representation of the Greek god Mercury symbolizing ‘Liberty’ was loved by the collectors of the day. The wings on her cap were supposed to represent ‘Liberty of Thought.’ The reverse depicts a fasces with an olive branch behind it. The 1916-D is the ‘key’ date of the series, with a mintage of only 264,000 pieces. Another pair of interesting varieties is the 1942/1 and 1942/1-D. Both of these overdates are highly sought by collectors and dealers.
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This key date 90% Silver 1916 Denver Mercury Dime is in Almost Good condition. Read More