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What's a medal worth?

Lars Halter
August 17, 2016

Gold, Silver, Bronze... shiny medals decorate the greatest athletes in the world - but what are they really worth? Turns out, the Brazilian mint makes gold medals mostly out of silver. At current prices, a solid gold medal would cost over 20,000 dollars.

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