The 1939 Mercury dime was struck in 90% silver at the Philadelphia Mint. In that year, war was already engulfing Europe, though America was still hoping to avoid the conflict. Newsreel accounts of the war played at movie houses before the main features, which in 1939 included the opening performances of Stagecoach with John Wayne, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz with Judy Garland, and Gone With The Wind starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh.
- Mint Mark: San Francisco
- Product Type: Single Products
- Year: 1939
- Material: Silver