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1896 Athens Summer Olympics First Place Silver Medal. Part of the Harmer Johnson Olympic Collection sale, Heritage Auctions, Nov. 17-19. Estimated hammer price: $100,000+.

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1906 Athens Intermediate Summer Olympics Winner's Plaque (reverse). Part of the Harmer Johnson Olympic Collection sale, Heritage Auctions, Nov. 17-19. Estimated hammer price: $300+.

1906 Athens Intermediate Summer Olympics Winner's Plaque. Part of the Harmer Johnson Olympic Collection sale, Heritage Auctions, Nov. 17-19. Estimated hammer price: $300+.

1904 Louisiana Purchase Exhibition Silver Award Medal (reverse). Part of the Harmer Johnson Olympic Collection sale, Heritage Auctions, Nov. 17-19. Estimated hammer price: $200+.

1904 Louisiana Purchase Exhibition Silver Award Medal. Part of the Harmer Johnson Olympic Collection sale, Heritage Auctions, Nov. 17-19. Estimated hammer price: $200+.

1900 Paris Summer Olympics Judge's Plaque. Part of the Harmer Johnson Olympic Collection sale, Heritage Auctions, Nov. 17-19. Estimated hammer price: $300+.

1928 Amsterdam Summer Olympics Bronze Commemoration Plaque. Part of the Harmer Johnson Olympic Collection sale, Heritage Auctions, Nov. 17-19. Estimated hammer price: $200+.

1908 London Summer Olympics Gold First-Place Medal Presented to Sybil "Queenie" Newall (reverse). Part of the Harmer Johnson Olympic Collection sale, Heritage Auctions, Nov. 17-19. Estimated hammer price: $20,000+.

1908 London Summer Olympics Gold First-Place Medal Presented to Sybil "Queenie" Newall. Part of the Harmer Johnson Olympic Collection sale, Heritage Auctions, Nov. 17-19. Estimated hammer price: $20,000+.