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Intaglio Mint 2 oz. Silver Round – Mercury Dime (U.S.A.)

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Description

The 2 oz Silver Mercury Dime round pays tribute to the iconic ten cent coin struck by the US Mint from 1916 to 1945. Also known as the Winged Liberty Head dime, the Mercury Dime gained its common name because the obverse image of a young Liberty in a winged Phrygian cap was confused with the Roman god Mercury.

The Intaglio Mint 2 oz Silver Mercury Dime round is intricately sculpted in a domed, ultra-high relief format from 2 oz .999 pure silver. Add one of these exquisite and historic rounds to your collection today!

 

Highlights

  • Contains 2 oz of .999 fine silver in Brilliant Uncirculated condition from the Intaglio Mint.
  • Shipped in an acrylic capsule .

 

Obverse

The obverse features Lady Liberty wearing a winged Phrygian cap, akin to the original Mercury Dime. The word LIBERTY stretches overhead and IN GOD WE TRUST is marked to the bottom-left, just like the original. “1916”, the first year of issue of the original Mercury Dime, and “W” for original artist Adolph Weinman is inscribed in the bottom-right area of the design field.

 

Reverse

The reverse is also reminiscent of the original Mercury Dime. It features a fasces, which is a bundle of wooden rods with an axe on the outside. The fasces symbolizes unity and strength, and the encircling olive branch symbolizes peace. The image is flanked by the inscriptions “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” above, “ONE DIME” below, and “E PLURIBUS UNUM”(out of many, one) and a “D” mint mark in the field. The round’s weight, purity, and metal content are inscribed along the blade of the axe in Microprinting.

 

About The Intaglio Mint

Each 2 oz Silver Mercury Dime round was produced at the privately-held Intaglio Mint. Intaglio is renowned for being a leader in the superior design and production of bullion that commemorates events, places, and iconic figures throughout history. Its experienced team of artisans combines high-grade materials and meticulous craftsmanship to create stunning, exquisite pieces that perfectly intersect the worlds of art and investment. When you buy a piece from Intaglio Mint, you’re not only making a fine addition to your precious metals portfolio, but you are also adding a beautiful, memorable keepsake that will be appreciated for generations to come.

 

Shipping

Your 2 oz Silver Mercury Dime round arrives in a protective acrylic capsule ($1.99 value). Domestic USPS shipping only with delivery confirmation.

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