Certified Mercury Dimes Site Map

  • Coin Specifications
    The Mercury Dime was issued from 1916 to 1945. During this time coins were produced at the three primary US Mint facilities of the time located in Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco.
  • Mintages
    Mercury Dimes experienced a wide range of mintages during the more than four decade run. This ranged from the scarce low mintage 1916-D Mercury Dime to the most common highest mintage coin of the series the 1944 Mercury Dime.

  • Store Pages
  • 1916-1919
    The earlier portion of the Mercury Dimes series contains the key date issue as well as several low mintage semi-key dates. These coins can be more challenging to acquire in top certified grades with full bands.
  •  NGC
    Find a selection of NGC certified Mercury Dimes for sale. Wide selection available from 1916 to 1919, including high grade gems and key date 1916-D.
  •  PCGS
    Find a selection of PCGS certified Mercury Dimes for sale. Wide selection available from 1916 to 1919, including high grade gems and key date 1916-D.
  • 1920-1929
    The Mercury Dimes struck from 1920 to 1929 include lower mintage issues such as the Philadelphia and Denver Mint 1921-dated pieces and the San Francisco Mint 1926 piece.
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  • 1930-1939
    During the date range from 1930 to 1939, most issues of hte Mercury Dime series are readily accessible to collectors. The earlier dates carry higher prices in mint state grades. A few dates are challenging with full bands.
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  • 1940-1945
    The later portion of the Mercury Dime series generally contains higher mintages issues, although there are some conditional rarities for certified coin collectors.
  •  NGC
    Find a selection of NGC certified Mercury Dimes for sale. Wide selection available from 1940 to 1945, including high grade gems and proof coins.
  •  PCGS
    Find a selection of PCGS certified Mercury Dimes for sale. Wide selection available from 1940 to 1945, including high grade gems and proof coins.
  • 1916-D Mercury Dime
    The 1916-D Mercury Dime is the key date coin for the series. The mintage was only 264,000. Search a quality selection of NGC and PCGS Certified Coins available for sale.
  • 1921 Mercury Dime
    The 1921 Mercury Dime is considered a semi-key date for the series. The mintage was 1,230,000. Search a quality selection of NGC and PCGS certified coins available for sale.
  • 1921-D Merucy Dime
    The 1921-D Mercury Dime is considered a semi-key date for the series. The mintage was 1,080,000. Search a quality selection of NGC and PCGS certified coins available for sale.
  • 1942/1 Mercury Dime
    The 1942/1 Mercury Dime or 1942 "2 over 1" is a rare mint variety of the Mercury Dime series. This coin has become a favorite for collectors. Search a quality selection of PCGS and NGC Certified Coins to add to your collection.
  • Proof Mercury Dimes
    Proof Mercury Dimes were minted from 1936 to 1945. High grade examples of early proof Mercury Dimes can be very rare. These early proof coins which exhibit cameo contrast can be difficult to locate.
  • Full Split Bands
    Full Split Bands refers to the horizontal bands tying together the fasces on the reverse of the coin. These are visible on strong strikes and command a premium. Search a selection of Full Split Band Mercury Dimes available for sale.
  • CAC Verified
    Below is a selection of certified Mercury Dimes that have received a green or gold sticker of approval from the Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC). This firm evaluates coins previously graded by PCGS and NGC and awards a sticker for those which meet t