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1940 Mercury Dime BU

1940 Mercury Dime BU

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Upgrade your collection of Mercury Dimes by adding this example to your cart today.

Coin Highlights:
  • Individual coins come in protective packaging.
  • Designed by Adolph Weinman.
  • Obverse: Features a young Lady Liberty with a winged Phrygian cap reminiscent of the Roman god Mercury.
  • Reverse: Depicts an olive branch and a fasces, a bound bundle of wood including an axe with blade emerging.

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This coin will make a great addition to any collection. Add this Brilliant Uncirculated 1940 Mercury Dime to your cart today!

History and Design

The 1940 Mercury Dime, also known as the 1940 silver dime, holds a special place in numismatic history. Designed by Adolph A. Weinman, this coin features a stunning depiction of Liberty wearing a winged cap, commonly mistaken for the Roman god Mercury. The obverse showcases intricate details, including Liberty's flowing hair and the inscription "LIBERTY" on top. On the reverse, there is a fasces, symbolizing unity and strength, along with an olive branch, representing peace. The 1940 Mercury Dime is highly regarded for its exquisite design, which captures the essence of American coinage during that era.

Numismatic Value

The 1940 Mercury Dime holds significant numismatic value for collectors and enthusiasts. Its silver content alone makes it an attractive investment for those seeking to add precious metals to their portfolios. Furthermore, the 1940 Mercury Dime is sought after for its historical significance and rarity. While millions of these dimes were minted, finding one in high-grade condition can be a challenge, contributing to its value among collectors. The condition, scarcity, and demand for the 1940 silver dime all play a role in determining its numismatic worth.

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Posted By:Old 13 Farms

From:Alabama

Date:May 13, 2022

Mercury Dime

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Bought this, and four other BU Mercury Dimes of different vintage in order to round off my total. Very pleased with my purchase and quality of items received.


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  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Mint Condition
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  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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