Civil War era issued coins have long been a sought after area by collectors of coins and Americana as well. Uncirculated examples have been challenging to locate with many issues unknown to exist in grades above extra fine. The current coin has retained it’s original cart wheel luster and has pleasing surfaces.
With an original mintage of 10,800 the surviving certified population in MS61 is 6 with only 3 graded higher. $17,500