The last series of Olympic medals to be made of solid gold were awarded at the
1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm, Sweden.
Do you ever wonder if the Olympic gold medals really gold? Here's the metal
composition of Olympic medals and how it's changed over time.
Feb 18, 2014 ... The custom of awarding gold, silver and bronze medals to the top three ... If it
were made of pure gold, it would be worth nearly $24,000 at ...
www.ask.com/youtube?q=Olympic Medals Made of Pure Gold&v=W2hUdsu-Qqk
Feb 6, 2014 ... But as it turns out, the Olympic gold medal is mostly made of silver. ... Olympic
Gold Medals Contain Only 1% Gold; Would Cost $25,000 If Pure
At the first Olympic Games in Athens in 1896, top placers received silver medals
since, at the time, silver was coveted more than gold. Second place competitors ...
Olympic gold medals are required to be made of sterling silver covered with at
least 6 grams of pure gold, according to About.com. Each gold medal must have
Feb 5, 2014 ... If the gold medal was made of solid gold its value would be approximately
$21,478 (reason why the last time pure gold medals were presented was in 1912
). The Olympic gold medals contain 525 grams of silver with a 960 ...
Jul 26, 2012 ... At current prices, a pure 400g medal would cost about $25,000 to make, ... "The
last time the Olympic Games handed out solid gold medals was ...
Feb 11, 2014 ... ... too easily. Let's get an estimate of the cost of a fully gold Olympic gold medal. ...
In some news item, it was pointed out that an Olympic gold medal is made with
only 1% gold. Ok, that makes ... Next question: why don't they make Olympic Gold
Medals out of gold? I think the .... That looks close to pure go...
Jul 18, 2012 ... Next week in London, athletes from around the world will go for the gold. But as it
turns out, the Olympic gold medal is mostly made of silver.