David Akers knew of no Uncirculated examples of this date, but in the decades after his work, nearly a dozen Mint State specimens have entered the market. Most are baggy, low-end Uncs., but they are Mint State nonetheless. The best example is a PCGS MS63 that traded hands a few times in 2007-2009, but which appears to have found a good home. This particular example is also somewhat baggy, but it has strong luster and great, original "crust."
David Akers (1975/88): The 1873-CC is very similar in overall rarity to the 1872-CC. It is generally available only in well circulated condition, i.e. VF or EF. Reportedly a few uncs do exist but I do not known the present location of one.
Texas Collection - American Numismatic Rarities 8/2006:1629, not sold - Kutasi Collection - Heritage 1/2007:3193, $109,250 - Goldbergs 9/2007:3432, $138,000 - Ohringer Family Trust Holdings - Goldbergs 9/2008:1293, $112,125
Heritage 2/2014:5420, $61,716.88
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