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# What is the weight of a 2012 Olympic gold medal?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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11y ago

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).

The silver medal is made up of 92.5% silver, with the remainder copper.

The bronze medal is made up of 97.0% copper, 2.5% zinc and 0.5% tin.

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Wiki User

15y ago

The medals are not solid gold. They are actually silver gilded with no less than 6 grams of pure gold. The weight of the medal is actually 250 grams.

Wiki User

14y ago

500 grams to 576 grams (according to Official Vancouver 2010 Olympic website).

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