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How much gold is there in an Olympic gold medal?

Each gold medal is made up of 92.5 percent silver and 1.34 percent gold, with the remainder copper. The International Olympic Committee stipulates that each gold medal must have six grams of gold (as well as 92.5 percent silver). The "podium value" of the London gold medal is worth approximately (MORE)

Who has the most olympic gold medals?

Michael Phelps of the US has the most olympic gold medals (14 total in 2004 and 2008) and the most medals by a male athlete (16 including his 2 bronze medals).

What is the value of a 1912 Olympic gold medal?

As of February 10, 2014, the value of a 1912 Olympic Gold Medal (which was solid gold and the last time the Olympics distributed solid gold medals) is $984.24... The Gold Medal from the 1912 Olympics held in Stockholm, Sweden weighed in at approximately 24 grams of pure gold. At Auction of course it (MORE)

How much gold is in an Olympic gold medal?

The "podium value" of the London 2012 gold medal is worthapproximately $708, according to the World Gold Council, the marketdevelopment organization of the gold industry. It is the highest value of any gold medal in the history of themodern games, primarily because of the record high prices for gol (MORE)

What is the value of an Olympic gold medal?

According to the Olympic Charter, the gold and silver medals musteach be made of at least 92.5 percent pure silver and the goldmedal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold. The price of gold changes daily. Assuming there's six grams of goldin each medal, at 31.1 grams per troy ounce, that i (MORE)

How much gold is in a olympic gold medal?

There is very little gold in an Olympic gold medal, but since themedal is redesigned each time the Olympics are held, the amount canchange a bit. The gold medals for the 2014 Winter Olympicscontained 6 grams of gold. The medals weigh 531 grams each.

What are todays Olympic gold medals made out of?

The Olympic medals are designed especially for each individual Olympic Games by the host city's organizing committee. Each medal must be at least three millimeters thick and 60 millimeters in diameter. Also, the gold and silver Olympic medals must be made out of 92.5 percent silver, with the gold me (MORE)

What must be the composition of the olympic gold medal be?

The medals shall be at least 60mm in diameter and 3mm thick. The medals for first and second places shall be of silver of at least 925-1000 grade; the medal for first place shall be gilded with at least 6g of pure gold. OLYMPIC CHARTER ? FULL TEXT http://multimedia.olympic.org/pdf/en_report_122.pdf (MORE)

Are olympic gold medals made of gold?

No, because gold is soft and malleable to be moulded into the shape of a medal anyway. Therefore many other elements are added to the mixture. Also it would be too expensive for them to be made of real gold. . Gold medal is made from: 92.5% silver 6.16% copper 1.34% gold Silver medal is made from: (MORE)

How many gold medals are there in the Olympics?

In the 2004 olympics, ther were 921 total medals given. One third of that is 307, which should represent gold, but there could have been some ties and that could make that number off a little.

Are Olympic gold medals solid gold?

The medals shall be at least 60mm in diameter and 3mm thick. The medals for first and second places shall be of silver of at least 925-1000 grade; the medal for first place shall be gilded with at least 6g of pure gold.? Sort of, Only a little part of the gold medals are medal. The 2012 Had th (MORE)

Are the olympic medals real gold?

No. The last olympic medal that was real gold was awarded in 1912. Now, silver medals are silver and gold medals are made of just about 93% silver. However, the gold medal needs to be plated or coated with at least 6 grams of real gold based on Standards.

In the Olympics are the gold medals really gold?

Not really. Though they were solid gold until 1912, after which they were made of gilded silver, though nowadays plated silver. However, every gold medal must contain at least 6 grams of pure gold.. (Source: http://en.beijing2008.cn/67/83/article214028367.shtml)

Weight of olympic gold medal?

According to the official Olympics website the London 2012 Olympic medals weigh 375-400g, are 85mm in diameter and 7mm thick. The gold medal is made up of 92.5% silver and 1.34% gold, with the remainder copper (a minimum of 6g of gold).

What is a olympic gold medal worth?

According to the Olympic Charter, the gold and silver medals must each be made of at least 92.5 percent pure silver and the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold. The price of gold changes daily. Assuming there's six grams of gold in each medal, each one would be worth about $ (MORE)

Gold medals in an Olympics?

If a person comes in 3d place the person gets a bronze medal,if the person gets in second the person will get a silver medal, if the person comes in first place theperson will get a gold medal

How many carats is the Olympic gold medal?

Total weight = 250 grams or 1250 carats Actual gold weight = 6 grams or 30 carats That's carats weight as in weighing gemstones. But if you mean how many carats as in 24 carat gold or 18 carat gold. Then the Olympic gold medal is 220 grams or 1100 carats of pure silver Coated with 6 gra (MORE)

Who manufactures the Olympic gold medals?

What it's made of? -- The gold medal is actually made mostly of silver, but must be gilded with at least 6 grams (0.21 ounces) of pure gold according to the International Olympic Committee standard. The silver must be at least 925-1000 grade. This year the Chinese have included one-of-a-kind jade ri (MORE)

What is the value of the 6 grammes of gold in an Olympic gold medal?

Gold is commonly valued by the ounce. There are 28.3495231 grams (or grammes) in one ounce. Olympic gold medals are silver coated with at least 6 grams of gold. At the current price of about US$1827 an ounce, the value of 6 grams would be US$386.67. Gold and silver prices change several times (MORE)

Gold medal in Beijing olympic?

The gold medal is an award given to the first place winners in Olympic events. The most recent Olympics in China followed in this tradition.

Why gold silver and bronze medals in the Olympics?

Because it's commonly known that their is only 3 winners 1st, 2nd, 3rd etc. ~Gold is the most flashy and expensive so the winner should only get it. ~ Silver is not as expensive as gold so that should be given to the runner up. ~ Bronze is not as expensive as silver and should be rewarded to 3rd pla (MORE)

What is the value of winning a gold medal?

It is commonly pride for one's country, a sense of accomplishment, and a high status. Beyond that it is valued to some as an athlete's greatest feat. All the hardwork Olympians have put into training is a large sacrifice, but when a gold medal is earned, you can see the emotion of an Olympian as he (MORE)

Are Olympic Gold medals made from Gold?

no, i think they're not.i think it is just called gold because gold is expensive and if you have it you are famous because you have the money to buy but in this case a gold medal serve as a tool for your country to be famous.

Are gold olympic medals real gold?

Gold Olympic medals are real gold, but they are not all gold. They are usually just coated with gold. The rest of the medal is usually silver. There are standards as to how much gold is actually on the gold medals.

Is Olympic gold medal money taxed?

The answer is yes and no. First, there have been a lot of erroneous blog posts about this topic, especially as it relates to American athletes. Some internet sources claimed the athletes would have to pay a tax of as much as $9,000 if they won a gold medal (false). In fact, the gold medal is only ab (MORE)

What is the real value of the Olympic gold medal?

The 2012 London Olympics will have the largest medals in summer Olympic history. Weighing in at roughly 400g, medals will be seven millimeters thick and approximately 85mm in diameter. Unfortunately, the 400g London gold medals are not entirely made of gold. The composition of the London gold medal (MORE)

How many gold medals are in the Olympic Decathlon?

There is only one gold medal award in each Olympic Decathlon to the decathlon winner. There has been 25 gold medals awarded in the 24 Olympic Games that included the Decathlon competition. The reason why there is one more gold medal awarded than actual events competitions is because in 1912 there w (MORE)