Woodrow Wilson was president, and a cup of coffee would have cost him about 2 cents a cup if he was brewing it in the White House.
- Cup of coffee at home: $0.02 ($0.47/pound)
- In 2016’s dollars: $0.24
- Cup of coffee out: $0.15 on the San Francisco Overland Limited.
- In 2016’s dollars: $1.81