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Double-Dated 1916 Barber and Mercury Dime Coin Set

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Double-Dated 1916 Barber and Mercury Dime Coin Set  
Everyone loves double dating. Even coin collectors. That's why numismatists everywhere will flip for this double-dated coin set. Featuring a pair of coins in which the last outgoing version and the new incoming one were both issued in the same year, it makes a great conversation starter. Grab these beauties and have your own double date!

What You Get

  • 1916 Barber dime
  • 1916 Mercury dime
  • Velvet-covered metal display box   

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The Key Specs

Coin Grade/Condition: Hand-selected circulated condition
Mint Mark: Random Mints
Packaging: Encapsulated

Coin 1

Obverse: Barber Dime - Liberty head, facing right with olive branch crown Mercury Dime - Young Liberty, facing left, with her hair pulled under a winged cap, resembling Mercury
Reverse: Barber Dime - Wreath of corn, wheat, maple and oak leaves surrounding the words ONE DIME Mercury Dime - Roman fasces with an olive branch in the background
Composition: 90% silver
Diameter: Approx. 17.91mm (0.71") each
Weight: Approx. 2.5 grams (0.09 oz.) each

The Basics - Box

Measurements: Approx. 4-1/2"W x 1-1/4"H x 3-3/4" Deep

Features

Double-dated coins
  • On rare occasions, the United States Mint ends one coin denomination design in the same year that its replacement design is introduced
  • This collection includes three such instances; it features both the last of the old design and the first of the new design, with both coins bearing the same year date

1916 Barber dime
  • Designed by Charles E. Barber, chief engraver at the Mint
  • Last year of mintage

1916 Mercury dime
  • Officially known as the Winged Liberty Head dime
  • Features a depiction of Lady Liberty wearing a winged cap
  • First year of mintage

Dimes are 90% silver
  • Precious metal coins

Hand-selected circulated condition
  • These coins have been hand-picked from the best examples of publicly circulated coins

Encapsulated
  • Helps protect coins' condition during storage and display

Reviews

Double-Dated 1916 Barber and Mercury Dime Coin Set
5 reviews 1.8 out of 5

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  • Barber and Mercury dime set

    good coins ,I wish the Barber was in better condition but they were used so much during the depression ,they are hard to get ,much less better than a fine grade .I am happy with them though Thank you

    weasle94, VA
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  • 1st & last of 1916

    I don't know if the value of the 2-coin set is the greatest since the coins are, what I consider as average, well circulated coins. I purchased because of the 1st and last coins of the date.

    Boots90, CA
    Was this review helpful? 2 out of 2 found this review helpful
  • DOUBLE DATE DIMES

    I also sent these two dimes off to be Graded, and they also came back as NOT Doubled DATED???

    fisherman71, TX
    Was this review helpful? 3 out of 4 found this review helpful
  • coins

    i am so unhappy with the quality of these 2 sets of coins---the coins that mike showed on t.v.must have been the cream of the crop--the relief was so clear---my 2 sets don't come even close--my never do business again--very unhappy terry

    terry165, KY
    Was this review helpful? 12 out of 13 found this review helpful
  • Sad

    Not even presentable.

    Fritzberg, CA
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