The Mercury dime was minted from 1916 to 1945 and was produced to replace the Barber dime. The Mercury dime has a second name that comes from the design, Winged Liberty dime. The design consists of a young Liberty who wears a winged caped. The reverse depicted a fasces with an olive branch wrapped around it. The Mercury dime was designed by Adolf A. Weinman. This coin was released into circulation on October 30, 1916.
Mercury Dime Value
The Mercury dime is typically a affordable coin for everyone to collect. You often can get an uncirculated version for under $50. However, there are other versions of the coin that can cost much more money, this is due to rarity, quality, and the mintage. The rare versions of this coin are 1916-D, 1921, 1921-D, and 1926-S. These coins can cost thousands of dollars, the 1916-D coin can cost over $10,000. You can buy these coins individually, in rolls, and graded.
Where to buy Mercury Dimes
You can get any type of these coins at Bullion Shark. You can buy them online on our website or over the phone with one of our numismatic experts. If you prefer to have a more personal experience you can call us at 516-739-5822.