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Ever Wondered What's The Actual Worth Of A Rio Olympic Gold Medal?

The worth of the medals is different for the producers and the winners. Producers count in value whereas the winners count in 'dream come true'. So here is the actual worth of the medals.

Ever Wondered What's The Actual Worth Of A Rio Olympic Gold Medal?
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Gold- Gold is gold!

Silver- Silver is not bad!

Bronze-  A medal is a medal after all!

With the closure of Rio Olympics 2016, there were many winners, who gained the fame all over the world with the rank of their medals. Everybody knows the worth of the medals that stand in the eyes of the people and accumulates respect but nobody knows the actual worth in value.

Gone are those days when the Olympic Gold medals were actually made of gold.

So come, let's have a look at the actual worth of the medals.


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A total of 2,488 medals were produced for the Rio Olympics 2016.

A total of 2,488 medals were produced for the Rio Olympics 2016.

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All the medals weigh 500 grams each with a diameter of 85 millimeters.

All the medals weigh 500 grams each with a diameter of 85 millimeters.
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The Gold medal has a podium value of $564.

The Gold medal has a podium value of $564.
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It comprises of 6 grams of gold with 99.9% purity and 594 grams of sterling silver with 92.5% purity.

It comprises of 6 grams of gold with 99.9% purity and 594 grams of sterling silver with 92.5% purity.
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The silver medal has a podium value of $305.

The silver medal has a podium value of $305.
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It comprises of 500 grams sterling silver with a purity of 92.5%.

It comprises of 500 grams sterling silver with a purity of 92.5%.
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The bronze medal has a podium value of $2.50!

It comprises of 475 grams of copper with 93.7% purity and 25 grams of zinc.

It comprises of 475 grams of copper with 93.7% purity and 25 grams of zinc.
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