David Akers (1975/88)
This is a very rare date in all grades, more so than the D Mint coins from 1843 to 1847 and roughly comparable to the 1848-D and 1850-D. It is much more rare as a date than the 1851-D, 1852-D, 1853-D and 1854-D and it has actually had fewer auction appearances than some of the lower mintage D Mint Half Eagles from 1855 to 1860. Almost uncirculated pieces are extremely rare and I have never personally seen a strictly uncirculated example. Once again, VF or EF is the quality one should expect.