The 1916-D Mercury Dime (Buy on eBay) is the true key date of the series.The coin has a mintage of just 264,000 pieces, which makes it the lowest of the series. 2. $2.41 for a coin in "good" condition, closely following its silver value.. Of added interest to collectors, 1916 is the ending of the old Barber dime series and the introduction of Mercury dimes. Log In *= See the section above "Key Dates, Rarities and Varieties" for more information on these coins. How Much Is My Modern Jefferson Nickel Worth? Key date. The reverse of the coin features a Roman fasces as a symbol of power and strength with an olive branch to symbolize peace. 2 bids. PrAg LOT of 5 90% Silver Mercury Dime Hoard Old U.S. 1916 Dime Value Minimum 1916 dime value is . A while after retirement recently, I got back into my childhood coin collections and have fallen in deep with one of my favorites, "Mercury" dimes. The big key-date for the Mercury dime series is the 1916-D, a piece many numismatic experts regard as one of the most important regular-issue rarities of the 20th century. Set of 10 Mercury Dimes 1916-S 17-S 18-S 19-S 20-S 23-S 24-S 25-S 27-S 28-S Circ. As such, NGC disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information contained in the NGC Auction Central. please fill out all the information and we will respond within 24 hours.if you have any questions please email, or call us. The Mercury Dime, also referred to as the Winged Liberty Head Dime, was introduced in 1916.The new design had been adopted as soon as the denomination was legally eligible to be changed and was selected through a public competition. Free shipping . Learning how to grade your Mercury dimes accurately will give you a better idea of your coin's precise value. Weinman is believed to have used Elsie Stevens, the wife of lawyer and poet Wallace Stevens, as a model. Mercury Dimes (1916-1945): Long recognized as one of the most beautiful U.S. coins, the Mercury Dime represents a very popular series. $59.99. The 1916-D is rare in all grades. Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade. This is especially true for rare coins, where there are fewer sales and greater variations in sale prices. The low-mintage 1916-D Mercury Dimes were initially overlooked by collectors; finding any in Mint State condition today is very rare. 1916 D Mercury Dime Slab swap? Disclaimer: The auction prices realized listed in the NGC Auction Central are compiled from a number of independent, third party sources in the numismatic community which NGC believes to be reliable. The Mercury Dime was struck at three mints: Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco. However, many of those same collectors might be surprised to see that the 1916-D Mercury Dime actually rates below the average of our Rare Coin Values Index, which takes the composite percent change since Year 2000 of a cross-section of 87 rare US coins. penny is to Lincoln cent collectors: a truly desirable treasure. Free shipping. Add the two together : The next two columns list the buy price and the sell value for an average uncirculated. While it is a valuable Mercury Dime, it is not considered a rare coin. Gregory S Boland New Member. They bear an exceptionally beautiful depiction of Liberty wearing a winged Phrygian cap, designed by Adolph Weinman. The rare 1916-D Mercury Dime had a extremely low mintage of just 264,000. However, in 1923 and 1930, no "D" Mercury dimes. Type: Mercury Dime Year: 1916 Mint Mark: S Face Value: 0.10 USD Total Produced: 10,450,000 [ Silver Content: 90% Silver Weight:.0723 oz. 1916-D Mercury dime. Item was passed. Current silver melt value for any mercury dime is $1.91 as the coin is 90% silver. They were produced at three different mints: Philadelphia (no mint mark), Denver (D) and San Francisco (S). This is usually the value used by coin dealers when selling these coins at melt value. The following Mercury dimes in any condition, are worth considerably more than common ones. $96.00. 1916-D Mercury Dime CHOICE VG FREE SHIPPING E324 AMMX. 1916-D Mercury Dime. For lower-grade circulated coins, a majority of its value is based upon the coin's silver melt value. These are approximate retail prices and wholesale values. Hauser Coins - : Winged Liberty Head Mercury - US Coins Coin Supplies Currency Supplies Shop Supplies Featured Books Binders and Pages Magnifiers Bullion Coins and Bars Armored Brand USA Products everything else ecommerce, open source, shop, online shopping, store The figure on the Mercury Dime was first thought to be the Roman god Mercury, hence the coin’s common name. Mercury dimes, more formally known as Winged Liberty Head dimes, minted from 1916 to 1945 is a popular series of U.S. coins to collect. This page also shows coins listed for sale so you can buy and sell. Hence, have your coin authenticated by a reputable coin dealer or third-party grading service. All are in 2x2's. As such, NGC disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information contained in the NGC Guides. $1.9820 is the rounded silver value for the 1916-1945 Mercury silver dime on January 05, 2021. $569.00. 1911 Barber Dime. The actual offer you receive from a particular coin dealer will vary depending on the actual grade of the coin and several other factors that determine its worth. The Mercury dime was only minted until 1945, when the sudden death of President Franklin Roosevelt prompted the creation of the Roosevelt dime. Continued below mintage of just 264,000 common coins Mercury and began calling at the 1916 mercury dime! 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