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USA Mercury Dime 1918 10c Silver

$10.00

Description

USA Mercury Dime 1918 10c Silver

Country USA
Type Common coin
Years 1916-1945
Value 10 Cents = 1 Dime (0.1 USD)
Metal Silver (.900)
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 17.9 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓

Obverse

An allegory of Liberty wearing a winged Phrygian cap (freedom of thought) is surrounded with the word “LIBERTY” and accompanied with the motto: “IN GOD WE TRUST”

Lettering: LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1919 AAW

Engraver: Adolph Alexander Weinman

Reverse

Mintmark to right of ONE

A fasces mixed with an olive branch shows both that United States are prepared for the war and their desire for peace. It is accompanied with the motto “E • PLURIBUS UNUM” and surrounded with the facial value and the lettering “UNITED • STATES • OF • AMERICA”

Lettering:
E • PLURIBUS UNUM
UNITED • STATES • OF • AMERICA
* ONE DIME *
D

Engraver: Adolph Alexander Weinman

Edge

Reeded (118 reeds)