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1 Dime "Mercury Dime"

Features

Country United States
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1916-1945
Value 10 Cents = 1 Dime (0.1 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 17.9 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 140,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 133
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

An allegory of Liberty wearing a winged Phrygian cap (freedom of thought) is surrounded with the word "LIBERTY" and accompanied with the motto: "IN GOD WE TRUST"

Lettering: LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1919 AAW

Engraver: Adolph Alexander Weinman

Adolph Alexander Weinman was a German-born American sculptor and architectural sculptor.

Reverse

A fasces mixed with an olive branch shows both that the United States is prepared for the war and its desire for peace. It is accompanied with the motto "E • PLURIBUS UNUM" and surrounded with the face value and the lettering "UNITED • STATES • OF • AMERICA", with the mintmark to the right of "ONE"

Lettering:
E • PLURIBUS UNUM
UNITED • STATES • OF • AMERICA
* ONE DIME *
D

Translation:
Out of Many, one
United States of America
* One Dime *
D

Engraver: Adolph Alexander Weinman

Adolph Alexander Weinman was a German-born American sculptor and architectural sculptor.

Edge

Reeded (118 reeds)

Mints

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)
D United States Mint, Denver, United States (1906-date)
S United States Mint, San Francisco, United States (1854-date)

Comments

An example of a Doubled Die:


The difference between the 1941 small "S" and regular "S" is the distance between the lowest branch and the top of the "S". The distance is larger on the small "S" pieces compared to the large "S" pieces:

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1916  22,180,080 3.27 3.19 4.12 6.01 10.41 47.68 9%
1916 D 264,000 0.5% Rare
1916 S 10,450,000 3.26 5.70 8.96 4%
1917  55,230,000 1.85 3.81 3.75 4.70 58.12 12%
1917 D 9,402,000 4.20 3.68 3%
1917 S 27,330,000 2.88 2.87 2.35 6%
1918  26,680,000 2.12 4.20 5.39 6.14 9%
1918 D 22,674,800 2.56 3.15 3.27 5%
1918 S 19,300,000 2.36 3.16 5.88 5%
1919  35,740,000 2.14 2.61 4.34 5.34 8%
1919  0.01% Doubled Die Reverse
1919 D 9,939,000 3.16 5.67 3%
1919 S 8,850,000 2.18 5.67 3%
1920  59,030,000 1.58 2.53 3.27 3.53 4.70 11%
1920 D 19,171,000 2.09 4%
1920 S 13,820,000 3.45 3.67 7.70 4%
1921  1,230,000 29.02 42.65 1.8%
1921 D 1,080,000 46.06 130.86 1.3%
1923  50,130,000 2.99 3.02 2.61 2.35 11%
1923 S 6,440,000 1.95 4.70 3%
1924  24,010,000 3.09 2.94 4.27 3.53 8%
1924 D 6,810,000 1.49 2.72 3%
1924 S 7,120,000 1.18 3%
1925  25,610,000 1.80 2.35 2.72 4.70 10.05 8%
1925 D 5,117,000 2.18 8.52 2%
1925 S 5,850,000 3.53 3.10 3%
1926  32,160,000 1.65 2.09 2.15 3.32 10%
1926 D 6,828,000 1.95 4.19 3%
1926 S 1,520,000 14.37 1.7%
1927  28,080,000 1.56 2.18 3.53 4.12 9%
1927 D 4,812,000 1.72 26.84 3%
1927 S 4,770,000 2.09 3.26 3%
1928  19,480,000 2.62 1.36 3.13 4.12 3.19 8%
1928 D 4,161,000 3%
1928 S 7,400,000 3.80 6.37 3% Large "S"
1928 S 0.8% Small "S"
1929  25,970,000 1.65 2.75 3.12 3.14 9%
1929 D 5,034,000 1.63 3.96 3%
1929 S 4,730,000 3.49 4.70 6.27 3%
1929 S 0.10% Doubled Die Obverse
1930  6,770,000 3.16 3.48 4%
1930 S 1,843,000 2%
1931  3,150,000 1.28 4.10 6.51 3%
1931 D 1,260,000 10.88 1.9%
1931 S 1,800,000 5.49 2%
1931 S 0.12% Doubled Die Obverse
1934  24,080,000 1.36 2.09 3.03 4.21 8%
1934 D 6,772,000 2.18 4.36 4%
1935  58,830,000 2.49 2.35 2.38 2.47 3.48 14%
1935 D 10,477,000 1.32 1.27 2.15 3.36 5%
1935 S 15,840,000 1.92 2.73 2.29 6%
1936  87,504,130 1.73 2.07 2.35 3.12 3.86 5.27 17%
1936  0.5% Doubled Die Obverse
1936  4,130 0.5% Proof
1936 D 16,132,000 2.35 3.15 6%
1936 S 9,210,000 1.36 2.63 3.16 4%
1937  56,865,756 1.05 2.35 2.09 3.05 4.35 14%
1937  0.2% Doubled Die Obverse
1937  5,756 0.19% Proof
1937 D 14,146,000 1.80 3.14 3.53 6%
1937 S 9,740,000 2.09 2.92 3.09 5.26 47.40 5%
1937 S 0.10% Doubled Die Obverse
1938  22,198,728 2.07 2.60 3.27 8%
1938  8,728 0.3% Proof
1938 D 5,537,000 4.27 4%
1938 S 8,090,000 3.27 4%
1939  67,749,321 0.81 2.08 2.70 3.32 3.48 16%
1939  0.3% Doubled Die Obverse
1939  9,321 0.3% Proof
1939 D 24,394,000 1.92 2.20 3.53 4.54 20.95 8%
1939 S 10,540,000 3.66 3.67 5%
1940  65,361,827 2.07 1.76 2.38 2.65 15%
1940  11,827 0.6% Proof
1940 D 21,198,000 2.72 2.90 4.21 7%
1940 S 21,560,000 2.80 3.53 2.09 13.98 8%
1941  175,106,557 1.03 2.18 2.18 3.08 2.70 4.69 6.06 27%
1941  0.8% Doubled Die Obverse
1941  16,557 0.5% Proof
1941 D 45,634,000 2.90 3.32 5.89 25.41 11%
1941 D 0.3% Doubled Die Obverse
1941 S 43,090,000 2.09 3.16 4% Large "S"
1941 S 2.90 3.53 16.11 7% Small "S"
1942  205,432,329 1.36 2.09 2.12 2.85 2.94 6.13 11.48 29%
1942  22,329 1.1% Proof
1942 D 60,740,000 3.36 2.23 2.65 3.13 6.18 28.17 12%
1942 S 49,300,000 2.09 2.72 3.27 99.05 11%
1943  191,710,000 1.38 2.10 2.12 2.49 4.12 3.92 10.31 29%
1943 D 71,949,000 2.94 3.09 3.47 4.90 20.95 13%
1943 S 60,400,000 2.47 2.47 2.35 2.62 18.55 12%
1944  231,410,000 1.01 1.90 2.09 2.43 3.54 4.70 26.19 31%
1944 D 62,224,000 2.08 2.82 2.99 2.35 5.27 26.47 13%
1944 S 49,490,000 1.92 2.47 2.90 6.40 41.21 10%
1945  159,130,000 2.02 1.82 1.53 2.82 2.66 5.29 12.63 25%
1945 D 40,245,000 2.16 2.87 2.27 3.19 11.14 16.30 10%
1945 S 41,920,000 2.63 3.53 4.70 4.00 10.88 10%
1945 S 4.72 2% Very small "S"

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