Each 11/16" Mercury Dime (front) Coin Concho is fully die-struck on both sides making it an exact replica of its original. Made from zinc and finished in
sterling silver, each coin concho has a screw post back for easy attachment. Take advantage of these great reproductions. Coin conchos are available as
Morgan Dollars (front or back), Indian Head Cent (front), Buffalo Nickels (front or back), Mercury Dimes (front), and Oregon Trail Half Dollars (front or back).
See available products below for these other coin conchos.
The Mercury dime is a ten-cent coin struck by the U.S. Mint from late 1916 to 1945. The coin was designed by Adolph Weinman and also referred
to as the Winged Liberty Head dime. It gained its common name because the obverse depiction of a young Liberty, identifiable by her winged
Phrygian cap, that was confused with the Roman god Mercury. Weinman is believed to have used Elsie Stevens, the wife of lawyer and poet Wallace
Stevens, as a model. The coin's reverse depicts a fasces, symbolizing unity and strength, and an olive branch, signifying peace.