Estimated grade. Sold by David Akers Numismatics May '98 Price realized $12100
David Akers (1975/88): Between 1863 and 1915, this date was considered to be semi-unique (two known). It hasd several early auction records over $100 and the Taylor-Windle specimen brought $155 in 1908. Many more are now known than just the two original pieces, but the coin is still scarce in all grades. In grades above EF, however, it is extremely rare and, as is the case with many dates of this period, I have never seen a strictly mint state example, although there is one auction record for one.