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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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Edward VIII gold Proof Pattern 5 Pounds 1937 PR67 Ultra Cameo NGC

Edward VIII gold Proof Pattern 5 Pounds 1937 PR67 Ultra Cameo NGC

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MAR. 25-27

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

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

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

Magnentius (AD 350-353). AV medallion of 3-solidi (34mm, 13.46 gm, 11h). NGC MS★ 5/5 - 3/5, Fine Style, light graffito

Magnentius (AD 350-353). AV medallion of 3-solidi (34mm, 13.46 gm, 11h). NGC MS★ 5/5 - 3/5, Fine Style, light graffito

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MAR. 25-27

Saxony. Christian II gold Medallic 'Death' 10 Ducat 1611 MS65★ NGC

Saxony. Christian II gold Medallic "Death" 10 Ducat 1611 MS65★ NGC

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MAR. 25-27

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

1894-S 10C Branch Mint PR66 PCGS

1894-S 10C Branch Mint PR66 PCGS

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$1,500,000

1795 $1 Flowing Hair, Three Leaves, Silver Plug, B-7, BB-18, R.3, MS65+ PCGS. CAC

1795 $1 Flowing Hair, Three Leaves, Silver Plug, B-7, BB-18, R.3, MS65+ PCGS. CAC

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$630,000

1796 10C JR-1, R.3, SP67 PCGS

1796 10C JR-1, R.3, SP67 PCGS

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$750,000

1795 $10 13 Leaves, BD-1, High R.3, MS64 NGC

1795 $10 13 Leaves, BD-1, High R.3, MS64 NGC

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$288,000

William & Mary gold 5 Guineas 1692 MS63 PCGS

William & Mary gold 5 Guineas 1692 MS63 PCGS

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$384,000

1819 $5 Overpunched Denomination (I Over 0), BD-1, FS-901, High R.6, MS65 PCGS. CAC

1819 $5 Overpunched Denomination (I Over 0), BD-1, FS-901, High R.6, MS65 PCGS. CAC

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$444,000

Yunnan. Hsüan-t'ung 'Spring' Dollar CD 1910 AU58 NGC

Yunnan. Hsüan-t'ung "Spring" Dollar CD 1910 AU58 NGC

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$660,000

Republic silver Pattern 'Dragon & Phoenix' Dollar Year 12 (1923) MS67 PCGS

Republic silver Pattern "Dragon & Phoenix" Dollar Year 12 (1923) MS67 PCGS

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$192,000
Top 10 Trophy Coins for the Elite Collector
04.10.2020 Top 10 Trophy Coins for the Elite Collector

Coin collecting can be a hobby for everyone, starting with affordable Wheat Cents and going all the way up to the rarest and most expensive pieces. However, it takes time and dedication to collect the...

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1930-S $20 MS66 NGC

1930-S $20 MS66 NGC

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$252,000
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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1933 Indian Eagle, MS65 | Rare Final Ten Dollar Issue | Only 30-40 Examples Extant

1933 Indian Eagle, MS65
Rare Final Ten Dollar Issue
Only 30-40 Examples Extant

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$408,000

Outstanding Triple Unite

Outstanding Triple Unite | Charles I gold Triple Unite 1644 MS62+ NGC

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$360,000

Passion | Expertise | Results: Sarah Miller, Deputy Managing Director - New York

Passion | Expertise | Results: Sarah Miller, Deputy Managing Director - New York

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