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Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945)

Although this coin is commonly called the Mercury dime, the main device is in fact a representation of Liberty. The wings crowning her cap are intended to symbolize liberty of thought. The designer’s monogram AW is to the right of the neck.

Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945)
1916 - 1945

Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945)

Coin Attributes

  • Design Years: 1916
    Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
    Weight: 2.500 grams
    Diameter:17.9 mm
    Composition:
    • 0.9000 silver, 0.1000 copper
    Edge: reeded
Grade Price Guide
Circ|MS|PF
  • Description
  • Mintage
  • G-4 Good. Good. Letters and date clear. Lines and bands in fasces obliterated.
  • VG-8 Very Good. Very Good. Half of sticks discernible in fasces.
  • F-12 Fine. Fine. All sticks in fasces defined. Diagonal bands worn nearly flat.
  • VF-20 Very Fine. Very Fine. Diagonal bands definitely visible.
  • EF-40 Extremely Fine. Extremely Fine. Only slight wear on diagonal bands. Braids and hair before ear clearly visible.
  • AU-50 About Uncirculated. About Uncirculated. Slight trace of wear. Most mint luster present.
  • MS-60 Uncirculated. Uncirculated.
  • MS-62 Choice Unc.. Choice Unc..
  • MS-63 Choice Uncirculated. Choice Uncirculated. No trace of wear. Light blemishes. Attractive mint luster.
  • MS-64 Very Choice Unc.. Very Choice Unc..
  • MS-64FB Mint State. Mint State.
  • MS-65 Gem Uncirculated. Gem Uncirculated. Only light, scattered marks that are not distracting. Strong luster, good eye appeal.
  • MS-65FB Mint State. Mint State. Only light, scattered marks that are not distracting. Strong luster, good eye appeal.
  • MS-66 Gem Unc.. Gem Unc..
  • MS-66FB Mint State. Mint State.
  • MS-67 Superb Gem Uncirculated. Superb Gem Uncirculated.
  • MS-67FB Mint State. Mint State.
  • PF-64 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
  • PF-65 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
  • PF-66 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
  • PF-67 Superb Gem Proof. Superb Gem Proof.
  • 1916

    1916

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1916
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1916
  • 22,180,080
  • 4
  • 1916D

    1916D

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1916D
    Mintmark location is on reverse, left of fasces.
  • 264,000
  • 1,000
  • 1916S

    1916S

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1916S
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1916S
  • 10,450,000
  • 4
  • 1917

    1917

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1917
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1917
  • 55,230,000
  • 3
  • 1917D

    1917D

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1917D
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1917D
  • 9,402,000
  • 4.50
  • 1917S

    1917S

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1917S
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1917S
  • 27,330,000
  • 3
  • 1918

    1918

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1918
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1918
  • 26,680,000
  • 3
  • 1918D

    1918D

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1918D
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1918D
  • 22,674,800
  • 3
  • 1918S

    1918S

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1918S
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1918S
  • 19,300,000
  • 3
  • 1919D

    1919D

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1919D
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1919D
  • 9,939,000
  • 4
  • 1919S

    1919S

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1919S
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1919S
  • 8,850,000
  • 3.50
  • 1920

    1920

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1920
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1920
  • 59,030,000
  • 3
  • 1920D

    1920D

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1920D
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1920D
  • 19,171,000
  • 3
  • 1920S

    1920S

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1920S
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1920S
  • 13,820,000
  • 3.25
  • 1921

    1921

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1921
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1921
  • 1,230,000
  • 65
  • 1921D

    1921D

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1921D
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1921D
  • 1,080,000
  • 80
  • 1923

    1923

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1923
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1923
  • 50,130,000
  • 3
  • 1923S

    1923S

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1923S
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1923S
  • 6,440,000
  • 3
  • 1924

    1924

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1924
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1924
  • 24,010,000
  • 3
  • 1924D

    1924D

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1924D
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1924D
  • 6,810,000
  • 3.50
  • 1925

    1925

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1925
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1925
  • 25,610,000
  • 3
  • 1925D

    1925D

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1925D
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1925D
  • 5,117,000
  • 4
  • 1925S

    1925S

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1925S
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1925S
  • 5,850,000
  • 3.25
  • 1926

    1926

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1926
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1926
  • 32,160,000
  • 3
  • 1926S

    1926S

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1926S
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1926S
  • 1,520,000
  • 13
  • 1927D

    1927D

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1927D
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1927D
  • 4,812,000
  • 3.50
  • 1927S

    1927S

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1927S
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1927S
  • 4,770,000
  • 3.25
  • 1928

    1928

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1928
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1928
  • 19,480,000
  • 3
  • 1928D

    1928D

    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1928D
    Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1928D
  • 4,161,000
  • 4
  • 1928S
  • 7,400,000
    • 1929

      1929

      Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1929
      Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1929
    • 25,970,000
    • 3
    • 1929D

      1929D

      Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1929D
      Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1929D
    • 5,034,000
    • 3
    • 1929S
    • 4,730,000
      • 1930

        1930

        Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1930
        Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1930
      • 6,770,000
      • 3
      • 1930S

        1930S

        Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1930S
        Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1930S
      • 1,843,000
      • 3
      • 1931

        1931

        Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1931
        Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1931
      • 3,150,000
      • 3
      • 1931D
      • 1,260,000
        • 1931S
        • 1,800,000
          • 1934

            1934

            Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1934
            Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1934
          • 24,080,000
          • 1934D
          • 6,772,000
            • 1935

              1935

              Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1935
              Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1935
            • 58,830,000
            • 1935S
            • 15,840,000
              • 1936
              • 87,500,000
                • 1936S
                • 9,210,000
                  • 1937
                  • 56,860,000
                    • 1937S
                    • 9,740,000
                      • 1938

                        1938

                        Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1938
                        Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1938
                      • 22,190,000
                      • 1939
                      • 67,740,000
                        • 1939D
                        • 24,394,000
                          • 1940

                            1940

                            Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1940
                            Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1940
                          • 65,350,000
                          • 1940S
                          • 21,560,000
                            • 1941
                            • 175,090,000
                              • 1941D
                              • 45,634,000
                                • 1941S
                                • 43,090,000
                                  • 1942
                                  • 205,410,000
                                    • 1942D
                                    • 60,740,000
                                      • 1942S
                                      • 49,300,000
                                        • 1943

                                          1943

                                          Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1943
                                          Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1943
                                        • 191,710,000
                                        • 1943S
                                        • 60,400,000
                                          • 1944

                                            1944

                                            Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1944
                                            Dimes Winged Liberty Head or Mercury (1916 - 1945) 1944
                                          • 231,410,000
                                          • 1944D
                                          • 62,224,000
                                            • 1945
                                            • 159,130,000
                                              • 1945D
                                              • 40,245,000
                                                • 1945S
                                                • 41,920,000
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