OverviewMinted 1916-1945, the silver Winged Liberty Head dime (AKA Mercury or Mercury Dime) is one of the most popular modern 20th century U.S. coins. It is valuable both as a collectable and for its silver value.
DesignRather than featuring an image of Mercury, the male Roman messenger god (Hermes in Greek), the 1916-1945 silver Winged Liberty Head Dime is modeled on Elsie Stevens, a woman and neighbor of the designer, Adolph A. Weinman.
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