The Mercury Dime was designed by Adolph A. Weinman. His allegorical representation of the Greek god Mercury was to symbolize "Liberty", was loved by the collectors of the day. The wings on her cap were supposed to represent ‘Liberty of Thought.’ The reverse depicts a fasces with an olive branch behind it. Three, expertly cut out faces, with tree on backs. These dimes are 90%silver. The braided, 16 inch long chain is sterling silver, as are the earring findings. The earrings are 2 inches long. All dimes are accented with Grade A, 8mm, faceted Amethyst gemstones with Swarovski crystal, Fuchsia bicone crystals.