The Mercury dime was struck by the U.S. Mint from 1916 to 1945. The Mercury Dime or what some refer to as the Winged Liberty Head Dime replaced the previous Barber design. The coin which was designed by Adolph Weinman got its name from the coinâ€™s obverse depiction of a young Liberty in a winged cap which had a strong resemblance of the Roman god Mercury. The reverse of the coin is a Roman fasces that symbolizes unity and strength, along with an olive branch, symbolizing peace. The Mercury dime is one of the most popular in all of American numismatics.
Each bag contains 1,000 Mercury dimes for a face value of $100
Approximately 71.5 oz of 90% Silver
Coins are of various dates from 1916-1945
Mercury dimes, like most other silver coins minted in the United States in the early part of the 20th century derive most of their value from their 90% silver content.
Dates of the Mercury dimes contained in each bag will be random, based on availability at the time of the order. . Pre-1965 90% silver coins or what is commonly referred to as â€œjunk silverâ€ is a great way to invest in the precious metal. Silver coins minted after 1964 contain copper and nickel to make coins less expensive to produce and do not contain the same silver content as Pre-1965 silver coins.
The term â€œJunk Silverâ€ refers to silver coins whose value is derived from the bullion value of the silver content of the coin. Junk refers to value of the coin to collectors.