- Silver Content – 0.07234 g
- Gross Weight – 2.5 g
- Composition – 90% silver, 10% copper
- Coin Diameter – 17.9 mm
- Mint Dates – 1916-1945
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.
This is a premium coin, meaning its value is tied to factors other than the value of the spot price of the precious metal it contains. Valuation factors include, but are not limited to, speculative interest, collector and investor demand, available supply, industry promotions, perceived value, economic conditions, and other factors we deem relevant. The value assigned to this coin at any given time may vary from retailer to retailer and Augusta cannot guarantee another retailer will value this premium coin at the same rate as Augusta would in any given circumstance. Augusta cannot guarantee buy-back of any item it sells and cannot guarantee another retailer will purchase this premium coin. For up-to-date market pricing and availability, please contact us directly.