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Fabricated "Mercury" dime with wheat ears cent reverse

1925


Mint: United States

Accession Number

2004.1215

Medium or Technique

Silver; bronze

Not On View

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Americas

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Coins

Appears to be obverse of a 1925 dime with a trimmed bronze cent reverse attached to it.

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse