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90% Silver Mercury Dime AU (Almost Uncirculated) - Roll of 50

90% Silver Mercury Dime AU (Almost Uncirculated) - Roll of 50

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90% Silver Mercury Dime Roll

The Mercury Dime was minted from 1916-1945 and features one of the most iconic designs of all U.S. coinage! The bust on the obverse evokes the Roman God Mercury, and each coin was struck in 90% silver. Each roll will have (50) beautiful dimes that have great detail and are blast white. These coins are in AU condition, which means that they are as close to being true uncirculated condition as possible (AU50-AU58).  The Redbook values uncirculated examples at $7 per coin which is $350 per roll! These rolls are an excellent way to bulk out your silver collection very easily.

Highlights:

  • AU condition
  • Huge savings
  • 90% silver

 

Iconic Design: The Mercury Dime, often hailed as one of the most beautiful coin designs in American history, features the goddess Liberty adorned with a winged Phrygian cap, symbolizing freedom of thought. This dime is colloquially called "Mercury" because of the cap garnering a resemblance to the Roman god, even though it depicts Lady Liberty. The reverse showcases a fasces, symbolizing unity and strength, and an olive branch, representing peace. This design, created by renowned sculptor Adolph A. Weinman, captures the spirit of early 20th-century America and its ideals.

Almost Uncirculated Condition: Offered in Almost Uncirculated (AU) condition, this Mercury Dime retains much of its original luster and detail, with only the slightest signs of wear. Coins in AU condition are highly sought after by collectors for their beauty, sharp details, and historical significance.

Silver Content: 90% silver, the Mercury Dime is not only a piece of history but also a valuable investment in precious metals. 

 

Why Purchase From Bullion Shark?

At Bullion Shark, we pride ourselves on our unparalleled selection of rare and valuable coins, each carefully vetted for authenticity and quality by our team of numismatic experts. Our commitment to customer satisfaction and our passion for numismatics make us the ideal choice for collectors and investors seeking to enhance their collections with meaningful, high-quality pieces.

Don't miss the chance to own a piece of numismatic beauty and American history. The "90% Silver Mercury Dime AU", a symbol of America's rich heritage and a testament to the enduring value of precious metals. Add this stunning piece to your collection today and experience the legacy of American coinage.

 

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90% Silver Mercury Dime Roll FAQ

Key dates for Mercury Dime collectors include the 1916-D, which is one of the rarest and most sought-after due to its low mintage; the 1921 and 1921-D, both of which also had very low mintages; and the 1942 over 41 error coins, which are prized for their uniqueness. These specific dimes are highly valued by collectors for their rarity and historical significance.

Mercury Dimes can be found or purchased through various outlets, including coin dealers such as Bullion Shark, numismatic shows, online auctions, and coin collecting clubs. For those looking to add Mercury Dimes to their collection, it's important to buy from reputable sources to ensure authenticity and fair pricing. Additionally, online forums and communities of coin collectors can be valuable resources for finding specific dimes or learning more about potential purchases.

The value of a Mercury Dime is determined by several factors, including its year, mint mark, condition (or grade), and any unique features such as errors. The most valuable Mercury Dimes are those in uncirculated condition or those with key dates and mint marks. To get an accurate assessment, you may consult a coin value guide, visit a professional numismatist, or have your coin graded by a reputable grading service.

The Mercury Dime is so named because of a misconception about its design. The obverse of the coin features Liberty wearing a winged cap, which resembles the helmet of Mercury, the Roman messenger god known for his speed and for being a guide of souls to the underworld. Despite the misnomer, the coin actually celebrates American ideals of freedom and peace, not the mythological figure.

The Mercury Dime features a design that is considered one of the most beautiful in American coinage. The obverse of the dime depicts the goddess Liberty wearing a winged cap, symbolizing freedom of thought, which led to the coin's common but incorrect association with the Roman god Mercury. The reverse showcases a fasces, symbolizing unity and strength, and an olive branch, representing peace. This design was created by sculptor Adolph A. Weinman.

You can sell your 90% Silver Mercury Dimes through various channels, including coin dealers such as Bullion Shark, numismatic auctions, online marketplaces, and coin collecting forums. It's important to research and choose a reputable buyer to ensure you receive a fair price for your coins. For valuable or rare Mercury Dimes, consider having them professionally graded by a coin grading service to maximize their value.

Dimes, particularly those from certain years or with specific characteristics, can be worth significantly more than their face value to collectors. 

- 1916-D Mercury Dime: This is one of the most sought-after dimes due to its low mintage of just 264,000 pieces. It's the key date for the entire Mercury Dime series.
- 1942/1 Mercury Dime: This overdate error coin, where a 1942 die was struck over a 1941 die, is highly prized by collectors. Both the Philadelphia ("1942/1") and Denver ("1942/1-D") mints produced these error coins.

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