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At the modern Olympic Games, winners of a sporting discipline ... Olympic Gold medals are required to be made from at least ...

True Value Of An Olympic Medal | Investopedia

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4 days ago ... So what is the actual value of an Olympic gold medal? SEE: 5 Iconic ... The composition and value of the medals are as follows: Gold Medal: ...

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 ...

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 Is A Gold Medal Worth In 2016? The Rio Olympics Will ...

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6 days ago ... If Olympic gold medals aren't really gold, how much is a gold medal really worth? ... making the "podium value" of gold medals awarded at the London ... Proving The Phrase "I Could Never Pull That Off" Is Actual Nonsense.

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 athletes winning medals. ... Rio Olympics 2016 Medal Value & Cash Prizes Money ... Thats the actual worth of raw material used in the medal but of course ...

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 ...

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 .... especially when the street value of a gold medal is approximately $548?

Olympic Gold Isn't What It Used To Be - Huffington Post

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Jul 22, 2016 ... A gold medal at the 2012 Olympics had a precious metal value of $708. ... become wealthy overnight from the actual value of the medal either.

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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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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 ...

Are the Olympic Gold Medals Real Gold? - Chemistry - About.com

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This is the Olympic gold medal awarded to biathlete Magdalena Neuner at the 2010 Winter Olympics at Vancouver. GraceKelly, Creative Commons License.

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 ...