Home

   Coins

      Half Cents

      Large Cents

      Flying Eagle Cents

      Indian Head Cents

      Lincoln Cents

      Two Cent Pieces

      Silver Three Cent Pieces

      Nickel Three Cent Pieces

      Shield Nickels

      Liberty Head Nickels

      Buffalo Nickels

      Jefferson Nickels

      Half Dimes

      Bust Dimes

      Seated Liberty Dimes

      Barber Dimes

      Mercury Dimes

      Roosevelt Dimes

      Twenty Cent Pieces

      Bust Quarters

      Seated Liberty Quarters

      Barber Quarters

      Standing Liberty Quarters

      Washington Quarters

      State Quarters

      Bust Half Dollars

      Seated Liberty Half Dollars

      Barber Half Dollars

      Walking Liberty Half Dollars

      Franklin Half Dollars

      Kennedy Half Dollars

      Bust Dollars

      Seated Liberty Dollars

      Trade Dollars

      Morgan Dollars

      Peace Dollars

      Eisenhower Dollar

      Sacagawea Dollar

      Gold Dollars

      Gold Quarter Eagle

      Gold Three Dollar Pieces

      Gold Half Eagles

      Gold Eagles

      Gold Double Eagle

      U.S. Mint Sets

      U.S. Proof Sets

      Error Coins

      Coin Collecting Supplies

Articles:

U.S. Coin Grading

Words Standing For Money

Find Popular Coins on eBay!

Confederate Currency
and
Confederate Notes

1916 to 1945 Mercury Dimes

The Mercury Dime may very well be the most beautiful coin ever produced by the United States Mint. It is truly remarkable that a coin this small could have such intricate detail and pleasing design.

One thing its design does not depict, however, is Mercury, the messenger of the gods in Roman mythology. The obverse figure is a depiction of Liberty wearing a Phrygian cap. The so called Mercury Dimes contain no mercury.

The portrait on its obverse is actually that of Liberty wearing a winged cap symbolizing freedom of thought. Thus, the coin more properly is known as the Winged Head Liberty dime. But the misnomer Mercury Dime was applied to it early on and, after many years of common usage, has stuck.

The 1916-D issue of only 264,000 coins is one of the most sought after Mercury Dime. No dimes at all bear the dates of 1922, 1932, or 1933, and the next rarest date after 1916-D is 1921-D.

1941 Mercury Dime      1941 Mercury Dime reverse

1941 Mercury Dime

Mercury Dimes For Sale

1944-P~~MERCURY DIME~~VF-XF

$5.95
End Date: Saturday Sep-23-2017 10:20:08 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $5.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Lot of (3x) Coins 1916 Silver Mercury Dimes 10c (2x P-Mint) (1x S-Mint) Key Date

$15.95
End Date: Saturday Sep-23-2017 10:21:51 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $15.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1941 S MERCURY DIME VERY GOOD 90% SILVER - FREE SHIPPING SAN FRANCISCO SN190

$3.70
End Date: Saturday Sep-23-2017 10:01:02 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $3.70
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1916-S~~MERCURY DIME~~SILVER~~GOOD

$7.95
End Date: Saturday Sep-23-2017 10:05:10 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $7.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1942-P-D-S~~3-COIN LOT~~MERCURY DIMES~~SILVER~~BETTER DATE

$16.95
End Date: Saturday Sep-23-2017 10:11:13 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $16.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

A VINTAGE 1916 P MERCURY SILVER DIME-OLD UC COIN-OCT560

$4.23
End Date: Saturday Sep-23-2017 10:26:22 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $4.23
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1924-D Mercury Dime PCGS XF40

$75.00
End Date: Saturday Sep-23-2017 10:10:13 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $75.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

[#75919] UNITED STATES, Mercury Dime, Dime, 1936, U.S. Mint, KM #140, VF(20-25)

$6.50
End Date: Saturday Sep-23-2017 10:00:35 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $6.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1916 S Mercury Dime EXTRA FINE

$22.95
End Date: Saturday Sep-23-2017 10:12:56 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $22.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1917-P 90% Silver Mercury Head Dime Coin!

$5.00
End Date: Saturday Sep-23-2017 10:22:46 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $5.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Mercury Dimes For Sale

1942 MERCURY DIME

$1.99 (0 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Sep-30-2017 9:13:51 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1941-D Mercury Dime Rare Date US Mint Gem Silver Full Band BU Unc MS++++++

$34.00
End Date: Tuesday Sep-26-2017 9:13:37 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $34.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1942-S MERCURY DIME * CHOICE BU * A

$4.95 (0 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Sep-30-2017 9:13:31 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

The Pony Express - Framed Mercury Dimes

$27.50
End Date: Tuesday Oct-3-2017 9:13:04 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $27.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1945 Mercury Silver Dime *7804

$13.56
End Date: Saturday Sep-30-2017 9:12:55 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $13.56
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1943 Mercury Silver Dime *AU Hi-Quality

$3.69 (0 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Oct-3-2017 9:11:42 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

Choice of 1 to 4 NGC MS64 thru 66, 2 FB, 1 Goldtone Mercury Dimes

$150.01
End Date: Monday Oct-23-2017 9:11:42 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $150.01
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1916 S Mercury Dime US Silver Coin

$7.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Sep-30-2017 9:11:26 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1943-D MERCURY DIME * AU/BU * A

$3.95 (0 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Sep-30-2017 9:07:41 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1928 S 10C Mercury Dime 90 % Silver US Coin ME427 Old (TUCK)

$5.99
End Date: Monday Oct-23-2017 9:07:37 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $5.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

The best place to purchase Mercury Dime is at eBay. Most of these coins are expensive in the better grades and rare years especially the early years of issue. Except for the rare 1916-D it not very hard to complete a collection of Mercury Dimes. You should be able to find many nice specimens for your collection in the $1.00 to $10.00 range. Buy Mercury Dimes in mixed lots on eBay. You can find mixed rolls, bags and small lots of 20 to 40 different. Start your collection this way and add the key dates as you go.


Home | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Links

This site is Copyright Farber and Associates, LLC 2005-2014, All Rights Reserved