Mercury Dime

Our FIRST Mercury dime! It was about time we started to find old coins! All those rings, not that we're tired of them, but we're ready for something a little more historical.

We did find some wheaties at the park beach, but where are all the silver coins? We were playing with the discrimination and different modes, so we decided to pull all the tiny whispers. Some were so tiny, we couldn't find them!

1941 Mercury dime

History: Although this coin is commonly called the Mercury Dime, the main device is in fact a representation of Liberty.

The wings crowning her cap are intended to symbolize liberty of thought.

These Winged Liberty Head or Mercury type were made between 1916 to 1945. The most valuable is a 1916 D