A Mercury Head dime date 1926 with no mintmark has a retail value of $2.50 to $6.00 for a coin in average circulated condition.
a 1916-D mercury dime
If it's a U.S. dime with a date of 1944, it's a Mercury dime.
The first MERCURY dime was struck in 1916
The Winged Liberty Head Dime also known as the Mercury Dime was minted from 1916-1946.
The Mercury Dime
The Winged Liberty, or Mercury Dime. Most people call it the Mercury Dime, but its real name is the Winged Liberty dime.
The U.S. Mint did not issue a Mercury Dime in 1910.
Do a Google image search for "Mercury Dime" and you will see the photo of the dime.
That's off by about 65 years. Mercury dimes were minted from 1916 to 1945. A dime from 1853 would be called a Liberty dime or Liberty Seated dime.
A mercury dime has a face of a personification of liberty on it with a winged helmet. They are called mercury dimes because it looks like Mercury from mythology.
The 1945 nicro S Mercury Dime is 90% Silver Mercury Dime that was minted in San Francisco. San Francisco used different types of punches in 1945.
dime = 10 cents
The 1916-D Mercury dime is 1.35mm thick and has a diameter of 17.9mm.
With a date of 1912 it's not a Mercury dime, it's a Barber dime. The first Mercury dimes were struck in 1916. Assuming the coin is in average circulated condition and has no mintmarks, value is $3.00-$6.00.
In the search box on your browser type in "Mercury Dime" click images an then search. It will show you many pictures of Mercury dimes.
The US never minted a flowing-hair dime. A dime from 1937 would be a Winged Liberty dime, normally called a "Mercury" dime because the wings on Miss Liberty's cap make her resemble the Roman god Mercury. Please see the question "What is the value of a 1937 Mercury dime?" for more information.
Mercury dimes were made from 1916 to 1945. A dime from 1896 would be called a Barber dime after its designer Charles Barber, or a Liberty dime. See the Related Question for values.
Yes, they were minted from 1916 to 1945.
Mercury is the name of a dime only.
Mercury dimes were minted from 1916 to 1945. Your coin is called a Barber dime, after its designer Charles Barber.
Look at the date again, the first Mercury Head dime was made in 1916. Post new question.
See this page: http://cointrackers.com/coins/148/1945-mercury-dime/ for what the 1945 "mercury" or "winged liberty" dime looks like.
Simple Answer: The Winged Liberty Head dime is a Mercury Head dime, same coin with two names. Winged Liberty Head is the official name.
Back in 1903, the nickel was called, the "Liberty" nickel. The name "Mercury" only refers to the dime and came into circulation in 1916. The "Mercury" dime was produced until 1945. In 1946 to present, it is called the "Roosevelt" dime.