A Roll of 50 mixed & full date 90% silver mercury dimes in Extremely Fine (XF) to About Uncirculated (AU) condition. This listing is for ONE roll of 50 pieces. All coins will be packaged in a plastic tube. NO DATES/MINT MARKS ARE GUARANTEED, all coins are packaged at random.
The photos provided may not be the exact roll you receive, however it represents the same product. Although commonly referred to as a'Mercury' dime, the obverse actually depicts a profiled bust of Liberty with a winged Phrygian cap, and is sometimes also referred to as a'Winged Liberty head dime'. Confusion first came about in 1916, the Mercury dimes first year of issue, when the public mistook Liberty with a winged cap for the Roman god Mercury, god of financial gain, commerce, thieves and trickery.
The reverse illustrates a fasces to represent unity and strength, and an olive branch to symbolize peace. Mint marks when present are located between the base of the olive branch and the'E' in'ONE'. The inception of the Mercury dime came about through the confusion over a previously enacted bill which stated after twenty five years patterns on the dime, quarter, and half dollar could be changed without Congressional approval.
Officials at the mint mistook this piece of legislation as the pattern needed to be changed and opened a formal competition. Adolph Weinman, an architectural sculptor, won the designs for the half dollar and dime, and minting began in 1916. Weinman's initials can be seen on the obverse, to the right of Liberty's neck. Parameters set for the Mercury Dime are as follows. 100 copper composition, a net weight of.
Pure silver, total weight of 2.5 grams and featured a 17.9 mm diameter with a reeded edge. Packages are no longer insured if tracking information shows the package is delivered.
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Our direct contact information is as follows. The item "Roll Of 50 $5 Face Value 90% Silver Mercury Dimes XF To AU Condition" is in sale since Thursday, January 18, 2018. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Dimes\Mercury (1916-45)". The seller is "coinexchange267" and is located in Hartsdale, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Bangladesh, Ecuador, Egypt, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Peru, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay.