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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E[acute accent]August 25th will feature items such as $1 gold coins, Graded Carson City Silver Dollars, Morgan Dollars, Peace Dollars, Capped Bust pieces, Mercury Dimes, Seated Dimes, Walking Liberties, Buffalo Nickels, Lincoln Pennies, Indian Head Pennies, Fractional Currency, Large Notes, Star Notes, Silver Certificates and Proof and Mint Sets.
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