As of May, 2024, a 2005-P Nickel Western Waters Satin Finish in uncirculated specimen can be valued between $2.00 and $7,000.00, depending on its grade and strike quality.

Looking back at auction records, the highest price was achieved by a Mint State grade that was hammered at $39.00 in the 05/29/2011 by renowned auctioneer Great Collections, showcasing the allure of top-tier rarities.

Designer: Joe Fitzgerald
Edge: Plain
Diameter: 21.20 millimeters
Weight: 5.00 grams
Mintage: 1,160,000
Mint: Philadelphia
Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel

2005-P Nickel Western Waters Satin Finish (Special Strike) – Price Chart

If you are aware of your coin’s grade, refer to the following chart to determine its value:


If you are unsure of the grade, you can assess it based on the coin’s condition. More detailed information here.

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)
Mint State2.007,000.00396.78

Please note that the estimated values are derived from the latest data in the PCGS Price Guide and are not guaranteed to be 100% accurate. We strongly recommend reviewing actual auction records, which can be filtered by grade. For further insights, refer to our analysis report, which is based on these data.

Also, there are multiple versions of the 2005 Jefferson Nickel. We recommend checking the values of these coins as well to ensure a comprehensive assessment.

Coin NameMin Circulated Price($)Max Circulated Price($)Min Uncirculated Price($)Max Uncirculated Price($)
2005-S Nickel Western Waters, DCAM (Proof)N/AN/A1.0024.00
2005-P Nickel Bison Satin Finish (Special Strike)N/AN/A2.006,000.00
2005-P Nickel Bison (Regular Strike),100.00
2005-D Nickel Bison Satin Finish (Special Strike)N/AN/A2.00700.00
2005-D Nickel Bison (Regular Strike)N/AN/A4.00175.00
2005-D Nickel Speared Bison (Regular Strike)3.0095.00120.001,050.00
2005-D Nickel Western Waters Satin Finish (Special Strike)N/AN/A3.001,350.00
2005-P Nickel Western Waters (Regular Strike)N/AN/A5.001,650.00
2005-D Nickel Western Waters (Regular Strike)N/AN/A5.001,100.00
2005-S Nickel Bison, DCAM (Proof)N/AN/A1.0030.00

Coins listed have various mint marks and designations indicating where they were minted and if they are special strikes. To learn more about what the different mint marks and designations mean, please refer to our Mint Mark Chart and Coin Designation Reference Chart.

2005-P Nickel Western Waters Satin Finish (Special Strike) – Auction Chart & Report

This tool is very user-friendly. Simply select the coin grade, and our system will provide detailed information including:

  • Lowest Sale Price
  • Highest Sale Price
  • Average Sale Price
  • Most Recent Sale Price
  • Number of Sales
  • Sales Volume

You can also select different time periods for your query: 1 month, 6 months, 1 year, 3 years, or All time, with the default set to All time.

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Grade Impact Analysis

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)

The chart shows the min and max prices for the 2005-P Nickel Western Waters Satin Finish (Special Strike) coin across various grades from MS-65 to MS-69. The prices generally increase as the grade improves, with MS-67 having the highest max price $39.00.

Within each grade, there is also variability in prices, likely due to factors like specific coin characteristics or market conditions at time of sale. Overall, the chart illustrates how coin grade is a key driver of value for this particular 2005-P Nickel Western Waters Satin Finish (Special Strike).

Auction House Comparison

The pie chart breaks down the market share of various auction houses for selling the 2005-P Nickel Western Waters Satin Finish (Special Strike) coin. Heritage Auctions dominates with 43.75% share, followed by Great Collections / David Lawrence RC with 37.50% / 18.75% appearances respectively..

Price Trend Over Time

The graph presents a detailed analysis of the average annual auction sale price and frequency for the 2005-P Nickel Western Waters Satin Finish (Special Strike) coin over the years. This visual representation traces the coin's value fluctuations, illustrating periods of increase, decrease, or stability in its average auction price.

Such a historical view is indispensable for collectors, investors, or researchers who are keen on comprehending the market dynamics and the coin's value trend over an extended period.

Raw Auction Records

Here are the lasted auction records from the auction history of the past years. You can filter these records by coin grade.

GradeGrade SourceSellerPrice($)Sold Date
MS-66NGCDavid Lawrence RC17.0004/07/2019
MS-66ANACSGreat Collections9.0011/02/2014
MS-67NGCGreat Collections8.5010/26/2014
MS-66NGCGreat Collections6.0010/26/2014
MS-66ANACSGreat Collections7.0010/26/2014
MS-69PCGSGreat Collections16.0008/03/2014
MS-68NGCGreat Collections6.0003/09/2014
MS-69PCGSGreat Collections11.0009/29/2013
MS-69PCGSGreat Collections21.0009/29/2013
MS-67NGCGreat Collections6.0006/23/2013
MS-67ANACSGreat Collections39.0005/29/2011
MS-67ANACSGreat Collections11.0005/29/2011
MS-68ANACSGreat Collections8.0005/08/2011
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions19.0002/15/2010
MS-67ANACSHeritage Auctions11.0003/04/2009
MS-69ICGHeritage Auctions25.0003/02/2009
MS-67ANACSHeritage Auctions31.0008/11/2008
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions12.0007/21/2008
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions10.0006/25/2008
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions13.0006/23/2008
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC31.0004/10/2008
MS-68NGCDavid Lawrence RC25.0004/10/2008
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions17.0001/28/2008
MS-68NGCDavid Lawrence RC27.0012/27/2007
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions37.0012/19/2007
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions21.0008/13/2007
MS-69NGCHeritage Auctions37.0007/16/2007
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC32.0006/04/2007
MS-65ANACSHeritage Auctions12.0011/08/2006
MS-66NGCDavid Lawrence RC16.0002/20/2006
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions23.0009/04/2005
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions31.0008/31/2005