Winged Liberty or Mercury Dime

1916 – 1945 The Winged Liberty dime was designed by Adolph A. Weinman and first minted in 1916. This U.S. coin was minted of 90% silver and 10% copper. The Winged Liberty Dime is commonly known as the Mercury Dime. It is assumed that the obverse of the coin depicts the Roman god Mercury but … Read more

Early Commemorative Coins of The United States

During the past 120 years, the United States has released hundreds of commemorative coins. Commemorative coins are always minted for a specific reason such as to honor a person, institution, place or some historic event that has shaped America. The U.S. first began to mint commemorative coins in the late 1800’s and stopped producing them … Read more