David Akers (1975/88): Despite its higher price, which is due solely to the fact that it is a Carson City Mint issue, the 1890-CC is by far the most common of the three Double Eagles of this year. It is also one of the three commonest CC-Mint twenties along with the 1875-CC and 1884-CC. It is readily obtainable in any grade up to and including average uncirculated. In Choice Unc. it can be considered no more than scarce and there is also a substantial number of gems in existence. Literally hundreds of uncs of this date exist, most of them having come back to the United States from Europe in the late 1960's.
Heritage 5/2005:9017 - Rusty Goe, 5/2005 - Battle Born Collection - Stack’s/Bowers 8/2012:11054, $35,938
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