Estimated grade. Ex. French Sale (1959) Sold by David Akers Numismatics Oct '97 Price realized $2640
David Akers (1975/88): This is a somewhat underrated date, certainly much more rare than any of the dates that follow, and also more difficult to obtain in choice condition than the 1877. Most Uncs. that I have seen were "scuffy" and the 1878's in gem class are seldom encountered.