Thanks to a special purchase, we’re pleased to offer you a premier-quality all-mint set of the last Mercury dimes. They were issued in 1945 as World War II came to an end with great Allied victories in Europe and the Pacific. Struck 75 years ago in 90% silver at the Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco Mints, these 1945 PDS Mercury dimes are from very seldom-seen original rolls. Each coin is in Gem Uncirculated MS-66 condition, and is certified and encapsulated by an independent service.
Of original mintages, far less than 1% of 1945 P, D and S Mercury dimes exist today in MS-66 and higher grades. These exceptional coins possess full mint lister and all the fine details of the revered design by sculptor A.A. Weinman (who also crafted the magnificent Liberty Walking half dollar). The obverse actually depicts Liberty wearing a winged cap, signifying freedom of thought, but the public mistook the figure for the male god, Mercury.
While 1945 is most significant as the final year of WWII, Maynard and Fannie Sundman also founded Littleton Coin Company late in that same year – following his discharge from overseas service with the U.S. Army. So these 1945 PDS silver dimes are especially memorable and we know they’ll add great historical importance to your collection. Plus, order today and enjoy special 75th anniversary pricing and SAVE off our regular price. Special price expires 10/30/2020.
- Year: 1945
- Mint: Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco
- Material: Silver
- Presentation: Certified
- Product Type: Sets