David Akers (1975/88): Despite the lower mintage, this date is not nearly as scarce as the 1859-S, particularly in the higher grades. Choice uncirculated examples, although scarce, are available from time to time and I have seen a fair number that would qualify as gems.
American Numismatic Rarities 3/2005:532, $30,000 - American Numismatic Rarities 1/2006:959, $21,850 - Vasquez Rocks Collection, sold privately in 2013 - Douglas Winter Numismatics, sold privately in late 2013 - Dr. & Mrs. Steven L. Duckor Collection - Heritage 8/2015:4260, $31,725
Heritage 1/2013:6800, $11,162.50 - Stack's/Bowers 8/2013:4432, $9,928.75
Heritage 3/2016:5033, $8,518.75