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An Olympic medal is awarded to successful competitors at one of the Olympic Games. There are three classes of medal: gold, awarded to the winner; silver, ...

How much is an Olympic gold medal actually worth? | For The Win

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Feb 13, 2014 ... Of those 531 grams, only six are actual gold. The rest is made of silver. Using the current rates of both precious metals, the street value of a gold ...

What An Olympic Gold Medal Is Really Worth | KIRO-TV

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Feb 18, 2014 ... The custom of awarding gold, silver and bronze medals to the top three ... It's good to keep in mind that the value of an Olympic medal is often ...

How Much Would a Real Olympic Gold Medal Cost? | WIRED

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Feb 11, 2014 ... Let's get an estimate of the cost of a fully gold Olympic gold medal. ... This is much lower than the density of gold with a value of 19.3 g/cm.

How much are Olympic medals actually worth? - CBS News

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Aug 1, 2012 ... U.S. women win 1st Olympic gold since '96. The gold medal consists of just over 1 percent actual gold. The rest is made up of 92.5 percent ...

Sochi Gold Medal Will Be One Of The Largest In Olympic History ...

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Feb 5, 2014 ... It'll be one of the biggest but not the most expensive. The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics gold medal's “podium value” clocks in at approximately ...

London 2012 Olympics: Medals that are worth just £3 | Daily Mail ...

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Jul 29, 2012 ... Medals that are worth almost nothing: Raw value of metals in a bronze ... Even the gold medal consists of just over one per cent actual gold.

How much gold is in an Olympic gold medal? - Gold Traders

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Did you know that an Olympic gold medal is mostly silver and only gold plated? ... medal's actual value is roughly £145 (GBP), a far cry less than what it's value ...

4 Olympians Who Sold Their Gold Medals (And One Who Tried ...

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Feb 12, 2014 ... You might wonder how an Olympic athlete could part with any gold medal, ... He put his gold medal on eBay in 2004, donating the $17,101 it .... want an medal you didn't earn, especially when the street value of a gold medal ...

Rio Olympics 2016 Medal Value & Cash Prizes Money

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Apr 23, 2015 ... Gold medal material national federations award cash prize money to ... Rio Olympics 2016 Medal Value & Cash Prizes Money ... Gold: $600 (The gold medal consist of just 1% of actual gold, 92.5% silver and 6.16% copper).

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Olympic silver and gold medals are at least 92.5% silver, with the gold medals plated with at least 6 grams of pure gold. Bronze medals are made from copper-tin alloys. Recent medals have weighed 200 to nearly 600 grams.
Gold and silver medals are worth approximately $800 and $500, respectively. Bronze medals are worth around $3. Other than the medals, the IOC does not distribute prize money.
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Olympic gold medals are made up mostly of silver - Jul. 18, 2012

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Jul 18, 2012 ... But as it turns out, the Olympic gold medal is mostly made of silver. ... Melted down and sold at today's market value, those raw materials would ...

How Much Is an Olympic Gold Medal Worth? - Chemistry - About.com

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The Olympic gold medal is extremely valuable, both in terms of its precious metal value and its historic value. Here's a look at how much the Olympic gold medal ...

True Value Of An Olympic Medal | Investopedia

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So what is the actual value of an Olympic gold medal? SEE: 5 Iconic Olympic Sponsors Gold Medal Value The 2012 London Olympics will have the largest ...