Lester Merkin 10/1966:382 - Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 5/2000:795, $50,600
S.S. Republic Shipwreck - Heritage 1/2015:4371, $164,500
David Akers (1975/88): The 1858-O is rare in any condition and prohibitively rare in mint state. I have only seen two uncs (both 60's) and a small number of AU's. The overwhelming majority of known specimens grade VF or EF and the typical 1858-O has a semi-prooflike or prooflike surface. As a date, the 1858-O ranks right in the middle of the O-Mint issues (7th out of 13), just slightly more rare than the 1857-O and 1861-O.
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