Nov 25, 2012
Nudity! Murder! Suicide! And sixty-five years in an
insane asylum! All of these things are involved in the lurid
story of … the Mercury dime?
Did you know that the first nude movie actress in Hollywood posed for at least one, probably two, United States coins?
Did you know that the portrait on the Mercury dime is not only not the Roman god Mercury, it isn't even a male?
Did you know that the real Mercury had wings on his sandals, not his head?
And do you know what mythical character appeared on more United States coins than all other subjects (presidents, statesmen, historical figures) combined?
You'll know all that and more after you listen to this program.
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