benveniste originally posted a coin from 1943, then I posted a Merc from 1943, but then he changed it to a 1955 coin.
I got "beaten to the punch" by some nice toned Merc's, of which the last in the series was 1935. I couldn't find an option to delete my post, so I decided to grab a file photo of a 1935 San Diego. My apologies for the shot quality, which was apparently poor enough to be misread as 1955.
Since we're back on track with circulated Merc's, here's one of mine that's been sitting in a typewritten, stapled 2x2 for the better part of 40 years: