Coins - 2005 Mint Set -
Like the previous year, the 2005 mint set included only one insert, the Certificate of Authenticity,
describing the uncirculated coins. The US Mint placed the Certificate of Authenticity in the Philadelphia
The front of the insert in the 2005 mint set included a simple design of charcoal gray
printed on a white background.
A light gray heraldic eagle can be seen behind the title on the front of the Certificate of Authenticity.
Inside the 2005 insert, the US Mint discussed how they struck
the uncirculated coins, their mint marks and the second two Westward Journey nickels. In addition,
they highlighted the continuing 50 State Quarters Program.
The bottom section inside the Certificate of Authenticity identifies the specifications for the five
new state quarter uncirculated coins including their designs, artists, metal composition, weight and size. The
quarters in the 2005 mint set included California, Minnesota, Oregon, Kansas and West Virginia.
The back of the folded insert shows the coin specifications for the cent, "American Bison" nickel, "Ocean in
View" nickel, dime, half dollar and dollar uncirculated coins.