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.
Aug 5, 2016 ... The medals were produced with methods that the Rio 2016 Olympic ... If the
entire medal was made of gold it would be valued at nearly ...
Aug 15, 2016 ... WINNING gold at the Olympics may seem like the ultimate prize – but the medal
itself is actually worth significantly less than you might think.
Jul 31, 2016 ... The melted gold and silver of a gold medal is worth about $587 in current market
prices. The last time Olympic medals were made of pure gold ...
Aug 15, 2016 ... Giving out pure gold medals would be financially crippling for the ... Since then,
they've actually been mainly made of silver, with a gold plating ...
Aug 9, 2016 ... 'Gold medals were in fact only gold for eight years' ... a 500g medal made of pure
gold would set the International Olympic Committee back a ...
Aug 11, 2016 ... Gymnastics champion Simone Biles poses for photographs with her gold medal
at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Aug 5, 2016 ... Is an Olympic medal worth what an athlete spends to get to the top step of the ...
But gold medals aren't made of gold, not entirely anyway. ... 3.35 pounds and be
worth around $76,000 in terms of the pure value of the gold.
Aug 16, 2016 ... An Olympic medal is worth glory and fame — just not very much cash.The 500-
gram gold medals earned by Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and ...