Mercury Dime


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Mercury Dime

A silver coin minted by the United States between 1916 and 1945. It was worth 1/10 of one dollar. It featured the Roman god Mercury on the observe and was also called the Winged Liberty dime.
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The wood grips have miniature coins inlaid--a mercury dime on the left and an Indian-head nickel on the right.
The Buffalo nickel, 1913-1938; Mercury dime, 1916-1945; Standing Liberty quarter, 1916-1930; Walking Liberty half dollar, 1916-1947; and Peace dollar, 1921-1935, all belong to a unique era.
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