Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88)

This date is scarce in all grades and is very rare in choice uncirculated condition. Although there are three more auction records in our auction survey for this date in unc. than there are for the 1859, I have seen many more nice 1859's than I have 1860's.
Diameter
20.50 millimeters
Designer
James Barton Longacre
Edge
Reeded
Mintage
7036
Weight
5.02 grams
Metal Content
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
5
Pop Lower
320
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 1000 R-5.0 26 / 41 TIE 26 / 41 TIE
All Grades 140 R-7.6 23 / 41 TIE 23 / 41 TIE
60 or Better 6 R-9.7 10 / 41 TIE 10 / 41 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade

Great Lakes Collection

2 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade

Harold S. Bareford Collection - Stack’s 12/1978:129 - Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 10/1999:671, $27,600 - American Numismatic Rarities 7/2004:89, $74,750 - American Numismatic Rarities 3/2005:621, $69,000 - Simpson Collection

2 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade

David & Sharron Akers Collection - Heritage 1/2014:5384, $114,562.50

4 MS66 PCGS grade
4 MS66 estimated grade