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David Mayfield is a Vice President at Heritage Auctions. David started collecting coins at the age of nine and has been trading at coin shows since he was ten years old. David became a full time coin dealer in the early 80's, and has been a regular on the national and international coin show circuit ever since. David came to work at Heritage Auctions in 1992, and since has had the pleasure of assisting thousands of collectors in building their collections and ultimately in helping them bring their collectible legacy to market. David oversees Heritage Auction's numismatic consignment division, and works with collectors and Consignment Directors across all of Heritage Auction's collectible categories.

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Victoria gold Proof Pattern Crown 1887 PR62 NGC

Victoria gold Proof Pattern Crown 1887 PR62 NGC

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OCT 28-29
SICILY. Syracuse. Time of Dionysius I (405-370 BC). AR decadrachm (34mm, 43.56 gm, 3h). NGC AU 4/5 - 4/5, Fine Style, flan flaw.

SICILY. Syracuse. Time of Dionysius I (405-370 BC). AR decadrachm (34mm, 43.56 gm, 3h). NGC AU 4/5 - 4/5, Fine Style, flan flaw.

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AUCTION
OCT 28-29
Charles III 8 Reales 1770 NR-VJ MS64 NGC,

Charles III 8 Reales 1770 NR-VJ MS64 NGC

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AUCTION
OCT 28-29
1870-CC $20 XF40 PCGS. Variety 1-A.

1870-CC $20 XF40 PCGS. Variety 1-A.

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$360,000
1878-S 50C WB-101, Die Pair 1, R.5, MS63 PCGS.

1878-S 50C WB-101, Die Pair 1, R.5, MS63 PCGS.

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$117,000
1794 50C O-105, T-3, High R.4, AU58+ PCGS.

1794 50C O-105, T-3, High R.4, AU58+ PCGS.

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$168,000
1861 $20 Paquet MS67 PCGS. CAC.

1861 $20 Paquet MS67 PCGS. CAC.

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$7,200,000
1794 $1 B-1, BB-1, R.4, MS66+ PCGS. CAC.

1794 $1 B-1, BB-1, R.4, MS66+ PCGS. CAC.

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$6,600,000
Victoria gold Proof Una and the Lion 5 Pounds 1839 PR66 Ultra Cameo NGC

Victoria gold Proof "Una and the Lion" 5 Pounds 1839 PR66★ Ultra Cameo NGC

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$1,440,000
An Excessively Rare Mint State Triple Unite of Oxford - Ex. Kirk, Montagu, Brooker Charles I gold Triple Unite 1643 MS61 NGC

An Excessively Rare Mint State Triple Unite of Oxford - Ex. Kirk, Montagu, Brooker
Charles I gold Triple Unite 1643 MS61 NGC

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$264,000
Marcus Junius Brutus, Assassin of Caesar and Imperator (44-42 BC). AR denarius (18mm, 3.61 gm, 12h). NGC XF 4/5 - 3/5, bankers mark, test cut

Marcus Junius Brutus, Assassin of Caesar and Imperator (44-42 BC). AR denarius (18mm, 3.61 gm, 12h). NGC XF 4/5 - 3/5, bankers mark, test cut.

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$312,000
Hsüan-t'ung silver Pattern Long-Whiskered Dragon Dollar Year 3 (1911) MS63 NGC

Kwangtung. Kuang-hsü Specimen Dollar ND (1890-1908) SP67 PCGS

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$576,000
1797 50C O-102, T-2, Low R.6, MS61 NGC. Amato-500.

1797 50C O-102, T-2, Low R.6, MS61 NGC. Amato-500.

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$192,000
1884 T$1 PR63 PCGS.

1884 T$1 PR63 PCGS.

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$396,000
Justh & Hunter Gold Ingot, 160.64 Ounces

Justh & Hunter Gold Ingot, 160.64 Ounces

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$372,000
Hsüan-t'ung silver Pattern Long-Whiskered Dragon Dollar Year 3 (1911) MS63 NGC

Hsüan-t'ung silver Pattern "Long-Whiskered Dragon" Dollar Year 3 (1911) MS63 NGC

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$552,000
1795 $1 Flowing Hair, Two Leaves, B-1, BB-21, R.2, MS65 PCGS.

1795 $1 Flowing Hair, Two Leaves, B-1, BB-21, R.2, MS65 PCGS.

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$600,000
People's Republic 2-Piece Certified gold & silver Pattern Dragon & Phoenix Proof Set 1989 PR69 Ultra Cameo NGC

People's Republic 2-Piece Certified gold & silver Pattern "Dragon & Phoenix" Proof Set 1989 PR69 Ultra Cameo NGC

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$228,000
1776 $1 Continental Dollar, CURRENCY, Pewter, EG FECIT, MS67 NGC. Newman 3-D, W-8460, R.4.

1776 $1 Continental Dollar, CURRENCY, Pewter, EG FECIT, MS67 NGC. Newman 3-D, W-8460, R.4.

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$456,000
1792 H10C Half Disme, Judd-7, Pollock-7, R.4, MS63 NGC

1792 H10C Half Disme, Judd-7, Pollock-7, R.4, MS63 NGC

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$252,000
Victoria gold Proof „Una and the Lion„ 5 Pounds 1839 PR63 Deep Cameo PCGS

Victoria gold Proof "Una and the Lion" 5 Pounds 1839 PR63 Deep Cameo PCGS

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$420,000
1776 Continental Dollar in Silver, VF35 CURENCY, Newman 1-C, W-8450

1776 Continental Dollar, CURENCY, Silver, Newman 1-C, Breen-1091, Hodder 1-A.3, W-8450, R.8, VF35 NGC. CAC.

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1,140,000
1792 Quarter Dollar, Judd-13, Pollock-15, High R.7 AU58 NGC.

1792 Quarter Dollar, Judd-13, Pollock-15, High R.7 AU58 NGC.

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$1,260,000
1866 $1 No Motto PR63+ PCGS. CAC. Judd-540, Pollock-605, R.8

1866 $1 No Motto PR63+ PCGS. CAC. Judd-540, Pollock-605, R.8

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$1,050,000
Edward VIII gold Proof Pattern 5 Pounds 1937 PR67 Ultra Cameo NGC

Most Expensive British Coin Ever Sold | 1937 Edward VIII gold Proof 5 Pounds PR67 Ultra Cameo NGC

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$2,280,000
The World's Most Famous Coin 1787 New York-Style Brasher Doubloon, W-5840, MS65★ The Finest-Known Example Ex: Stickney-Ellsworth-Garrett-Partrick

'The World's Most Famous Coin' | 1787 New York--Style Brasher Doubloon, W--5840, MS65★ | The Finest--Known Example | Ex: Stickney--Ellsworth--Garrett--Partrick

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$9,360,000
1907 $20 Ultra High Relief, Normal Edge Lettering, PR68 NGC. JD-3, Low R.7.

1907 $20 Ultra High Relief, Normal Edge Lettering, PR68 NGC. JD-3, Low R.7.

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$3,600,000
1880 $4 Coiled Hair, Judd-1660, Pollock-1860, JD-1, Low R.7, PR67 Cameo NGC

1880 $4 Coiled Hair, Judd-1660, Pollock-1860, JD-1, Low R.7, PR67 Cameo NGC

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$1,860,000
1804 Plain 4 Eagle, BD-2, PR65+ Deep Cameo  Extremely Rare Early Gold Proof Finest of Three Known Ex: Sultan of Muscat-'Colonel' Green

1804 Plain 4 Eagle, BD-2, PR65+ Deep Cameo | Extremely Rare Early Gold Proof | Finest of Three Known | Ex: Sultan of Muscat--'Colonel' Green

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$5,280,000
1885 Trade Dollar, PR63+ Cameo  CAC Approved, The Amon Carter Specimen Legendary Rarity That Needs No Introduction

1885 Trade Dollar, PR63+ Cameo | CAC Approved, The Amon Carter Specimen | A Legendary Rarity That Needs No Introduction

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$2,100,000
1792 Silver Center Cent, SP67 Brown Historically Important Early Pattern CAC Approved, Finest-Known Example Judd-1, Ex: Garrett

1792 Silver Center Cent, SP67 Brown | Historically Important Early Pattern | CAC Approved, Finest-Known Example | Judd--1, Ex: Garrett

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$2,520,000
1796 No Pole Half Cent, MS67 Red and Brown The Finest Known Cohen-1, Breen-1 A Legendary Numismatic Rarity

1796 No Pole Half Cent, MS67 Red and Brown |The Finest Known Cohen--1, Breen--1 | A Legendary Numismatic Rarity

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$780,000
1796 Quarter Eagle, CAC'd MS65Rare BD-3 Stars Obverse Variety

1796 Quarter Eagle, CAC'd MS65 | Rare BD-3 Stars Obverse Variety | The Sole Finest Example Known, Ex: Byron Reed | A Former Museum Relic

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$1,380,000
1885 Trade Dollar, PR63+ Cameo  CAC Approved, The Amon Carter Specimen Legendary Rarity That Needs No Introduction

1786 Lima Style Brasher Doubloon | The First Circulating Gold Coin Struck in the United States | MS61, W-5820, The Finer of Two Examples Known

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$2,100,000
Henry III (1216-1272) gold Penny of 20 Pence ND (c. 1257) MS63 NGC

Henry III (1216--1272) gold Penny of 20 Pence ND (c. 1257) MS63 NGC

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$720,000
Philip V gold 'Royal' 8 Escudos 1715 Mo-J MS63 NGC

Philip V gold "Royal" 8 Escudos 1715 Mo-J MS63 NGC

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$234,000
Kuang-hsü silver Pattern Tael CD 1906 MS64 NGC

Kuang-hsü silver Pattern Tael CD 1906 MS64 NGC

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$288,000
1807 25C B-1, R.2, MS67 PCGS. CAC.

1807 25C B-1, R.2, MS67 PCGS. CAC.

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$630,000
1795 $1 Draped Bust, Centered, B-15, BB-52, R.2, MS65+ PCGS. CAC.

1795 $1 Draped Bust, Centered, B-15, BB-52, R.2, MS65+ PCGS. CAC.

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$456,000
China: Yunnan. Republic 3-Piece Certified Specimen Essai Set ND (1943-1944) PCGS

China: Yunnan. Republic 3-Piece Certified Specimen Essai Set ND (1943-1944) PCGS

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$264,000
1943-S 1C Struck on a Bronze Planchet MS63 Brown PCGS. CAC

1943-S 1C Struck on a Bronze Planchet MS63 Brown PCGS. CAC

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$504,000
George IV gold Proof 5 Pounds 1826 PR66 Ultra Cameo NGC

George IV gold Proof 5 Pounds 1826 PR66 Ultra Cameo NGC

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$360,000
Top 10 Trophy Coins for the Elite Collector
04.10.2020 Top 10 Trophy Coins for the Elite Collector

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Brockage Coin Value Guide -- How Much is a Brockage Error Coin Worth?
01.27.2020 Brockage Coin Value Guide -- How Much is a Brockage Error Coin Worth?

A guide to collecting and finding the value of brockage error coins, where to get an appraisal, and how to sell your brockage coin...

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