Allen Rowe Northern Nevada Coin
David Akers (1975/88): In overall rarity, the 1874-CC is possibly the most common of the very rare Carson City Mint issues in the 1870-1878 period. (At least it had more auction appearances in my 337 catalogue survey and I have personally seen more of this date than of any of the others.) Most known specimens of the 1874-CC are well circulated and VF examples are typical. A few AU coins are known but only one 1874-CC catalogued as uncirculated has ever been offered at public auction. That coin was in the Robison Sale (Stack's 2/79) and it brought $19,000.
Robison Collection - Stack's 2/1979:498 - Reed Hawn Collection Stack’s 10/1993:995 - Dr. Larry Cutler Collection - Doug Winter and Lee Minshull, 11/1996 - Nevada Collection - Battle Born Collection - Stack’s/Bowers 8/2012:11005, $43,125. The plate coin in “Gold Coins of the Carson City Mint” by Douglas Winter and James L. Halperin
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