The Liberty Seated Dime piece is a US dime piece or ten cent coin that was produced from 1837 to 1891. The Seated Liberty design appeared on just about every silver US coin from 1836 to 1891. Other US coins that share the design are the half dime, twenty cent piece, quarter dollar, half dollar and silver dollar.
Spanish colonial milled coin: Milled dollar, piece of eight, or eight bits, was the principal coin in circulation. Denominations - There are two major denominations of Spanish colonials: reales for silver coins and escudos for gold coins. The denominations have associated numeric values, e.g., one-quarter, one-half, 1, 2, 4, and 8. You can often tell the denomination by 'R' and 'S' marking for reales and escudos. For example, R = 1/2 real, 1R = 1 real, 2R = 2 reales, 2S = 2 escudos, and 8S = 8 escudos. There are 16 reales in one escudo. It has been estimated that half of the coins in colonial America were Spanish Reales.
By the beginning of the 1900’s Edwardian Makeup Era, women sought after a ‘pale look’. Lemon juice either consumed or applied as a face tonic was a popular method of achieving this feminine complexion.
he early 20th century that saw some real innovators in makeup and beauty emerge such as Helena Rubinstein (1903), Papier Poudre ( 1903), Coty (1904), Princess Pat (1907), Harriet Hubbard (1907), Max Factor (1909), L’Oréal (1909), Elizabeth Arden (1910) just at the tail of the Edwardian era.
The Liberty Head Dime is also referred to as the Barber Dime. It is a US dime piece that was produced from 1892 to 1916.
It gets its nickname from its designer, Charles E. Barber who was the chief engraver of the United States Mint from 1879 to 1917.
This solid bronze casting depicts a smelter pouring molten bronze into a mold.
This is a quality piece from the Johnson Brothers Foundry located in Newcastle, Pennsylvania. This company made castings for electric and steam cars and ships. This piece was given to an employee for reaching a career milestone in the 1920's.
DIMENSIONS: 7" tall. Base measures 4" x 3"
The Winged Liberty Head Dime, also known as the Mercury dime, was made from 1916 to 1945.
The designer, Adolph Weinman, added "wings" to Liberty's Phrygian cap to symbolize liberty of thought.
These wings were quickly associated with the Roman god Mercury, however, and the coin became known as the Mercury Dime.
The United States two cent coin was produced from 1864 to 1873.
1869 Two Cent Coin It was made of 95% copper and 5% tin and zinc and is a little bit smaller than the quarter we know today.
Interesting Note: The two cent piece was the first US coin to include the motto "In God We Trust". It was produced during the Civil War and, as is so often seen in adverse times, people became highly spiritual and turned (or returned) to God for their hope and salvation.
Harley-Davidson is an American motorcycle manufacturer. Founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin during the first decade of the 20th century, it was one of two major American motorcycle manufacturers (Indian being the other) to survive the Great Depression.
Good Luck Coins with the Swami and All-Seeing Eye were made in the United States
in the 1920's and 1930's and were sold by travelling carnivals and stores.
The emblems on the coins are standard "Good Luck" symbols of the period.