Olympic Gold Medals
They are not gold. the last gold medal was 1912
Thespecific composition and design of Olympic medals is determined by the host city's organizing committee. However, certain standards must be maintained:
- Gold and silver medals are 92.5% silver.
- Gold medals must be plated with at least 6 grams of gold.
- All Olympic medals must be at least 3 mm thick and at least 60 mm in diameter.