Complete US Mint Year Set (Foreign and Domestic) – 1905

1905 was a good year for the economy. The stock market had rallied over 40% in the prior year and continued with another 35% add-on in 1905. Gold remained steady all year averaging $18.92 per ounce, while silver added 7% to an average of 65.5 cents for the 12 month period.

As for world news, the planet Jupiter was discovered, the Lewis & Clark Expo center opened in Portland, Einstein introduces his theory of relativity, and there was race trouble in Atlanta.

As for the world of numismatics, it was a good year with 30 domestic issues and 12 issues for other nations making this a good year for collectors.

  • Indian Head Cent & Proof
  • V-Nickel & Proof
  • Barber Dime – P, O, S, Micro “O,” & Proof
  • Barber Quarter – P, O, & S
  • Barber Half – P, O, S, & Proof
  • Liberty Head Quarter Eagle & Proof
  • Liberty Head Half Eagle - P, S, & Proof
  • Liberty Head Eagle - P, S, & Proof
  • Liberty Head Double Eagle - P, S, & Proof
  • Lewis & Clark Gold Dollar & Proof

Coins Minted in United States for Other Nations

Costa Rica
  • 5 Centimos (90% silver)
  • 10 Centimos (90% silver)
Panama
  • 50 Centesimos (90% silver/10% copper)
Philippines
  • ½ Centavo (95% copper/5% tin & zinc) – Proof only
  • 1 Centavos (95% copper/5% tin & zinc) – No Proof this year!
  • 5 Centavos (75% copper/25%nickel) – Proof only
  • 10 Centavos (90% silver/10% copper) – Proof only
  • 20 Centavos (90% silver/10% copper) – Proof only
  • 50 Centavos (silver) – Plain & Proof
  • 1 Peso (silver) – S & Proof

There Were No Pattern Coins This Year