Adolph A. Weinman designed the Mercury Dime which was minted from 1916 to 1945. Mercury Dimes were struck in Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco.
1916-D and the 1942/1 overdates are the most famous as well as the rarest and most expensive Mercury Dimes. But there still plenty of dates from this popular early series that can still be purchased in high grade for a very modest sum.
CAC. A wonderful example of this first year 'Mercury' with rich mint luster and champagne-gold toning at the core that strengthens at the rim with shades of burnt-orange, green, red and turquoise.
An attractive, problem-free example of this scarce date.
Clear date and mintmark.
Solid detail with nice silver-gray surfaces.
Well detailed with nice steel-gray surfaces that display a hint of light blue and even very light remnants of luster.
Well detailed and attractive with problem-free steel-gray surfaces.
A spectacular dime with fiery mint luster, a great strike and gorgeous light iridescent toning. A couple of very trivial marks away from perfection!
CAC approved. Nearly flawless and well struck with virtually full bands. A beautiful silver patina blankets this Premium Gem and a touch of champagne-gold toning attests to its originality. Only 13 have graded MS-66 with just a single coin grading higher at PCGS. Super quality!
Virtual perfection with blazing luster and a great strike.