The reverse illustrates a fasces to represent unity and strength, and an olive branch to symbolize peace. Mint marks when present are located between the base of the olive branch and the'E' in'ONE'. The inception of the Mercury dime came about through the confusion over a previously enacted bill which stated after twenty five years patterns on the dime, quarter, and half dollar could be changed without Congressional approval. Officials at the mint mistook this piece of legislation as the pattern needed to be changed and opened a formal competition.
Adolph Weinman, an architectural sculptor, won the designs for the half dollar and dime, and minting began in 1916. Weinman's initials can be seen on the obverse, to the right of Liberty's neck. Parameters set for the Mercury Dime are as follows. 100 copper composition, a net weight of.Pure silver, total weight of 2.5 grams and featured a 17.9 mm diameter with a reeded edge. Packages are no longer insured if tracking information shows the package is delivered.
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