The Olympic gold medal is plated with six grams of pure gold. The medal is mostly silver (92.5%).
The Olympic silver medal is made of sterling silver. The Olympic gold medal is made up of mostly silver.
1%. Believe it or not, an Olympic gold medal is only 1.34% gold. It's actually mostly made of silver.
either gold,silver, or bronze
Probably not that much, because the medal is made out to the swimmer.
they were last 100% gold in 1912
Each gold medal is made up of 92.5 percent silver and 1.34 percent gold, with the remainder copper. The value of the materials in the gold medal is about $644
An Olympic gold maedal is mostly made of silver but is coated with no less than 6 grams of 24 carat gold.
The Olympic Gold medal is actually made of silver, but must be gilded with at least 6 grams (0.21 ounces) of pure gold
The Olympic gold medal is actually made mostly of silver which is then coated in gold. Gold medals only contain 1.34% gold (around 6 grams). 92.5% of a gold medal is actually silver while the rest is copper. The silver medal itself is also 92.5% silver, but it has no gold (obviously). Bronze medals are 97% copper, 2.5% zinc and 0.5% tin.