Coveted by collectors because no wear disturbs the surface. This penny despite its age is in like new condition and rising to the high end of 1905 Indian head penny value. Toning may appear as a dark redness and brown, however no parts of the design have been worn from contact. With a magnifying glass examine her cheek and the tips of the feathers for wear. Minting imparts a certain grain to the surfaces of coins, wear can appear as a somewhat glossy or smooth sheen and sometimes with dullness to the area.