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
- 5 Centimos (90% silver)
- 10 Centimos (90% silver)
- 50 Centesimos (90% silver/10% copper)
- 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