Circled Mercury Dime Hoops
- Hand-crafted in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
- Vintage silver mercury dimes
- Gift boxed
These silver mercury dimes have been intricately hand-cut with a jeweler’s saw. They are a unique and easy to wear, light drop earring that stand out on anyone’s ear; a delightful piece of jewelry for coin collectors, admirers of unusual artifacts, or true patriots.
The Mercury dime is a ten-cent coin that was made by the United States Mint from 1916 to 1945. Also referred to as the Winged Liberty Head dime, it gained its common name as the obverse depiction of a young Liberty, identifiable by her winged Phrygian cap, though has long been confused with the Roman god Mercury. The coin's reverse depicts a fasces, symbolizing unity and strength, and an olive branch, signifying peace.