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Size, Weight and Value of the Tokyo Olympic Medals
- The Tokyo gold medals are composed of 92.5% silver with approximately 6g of pure gold making up the plating on the outside and are valued at $820.
- The silver medals meanwhile are made up of pure silver.
- The bronze medals are made from 95% copper and 5% zinc.
- Medals start from a minimum size of 70 millimeters (2.76 inches) up to a maximum 120 millimeters in diameter, and from a minimum 3 millimeters to a maximum 10 millimeters thick.
- The gold medal weighs 556 grams in total.
- The silver medal weighs 550 grams.
- The bronze medals weigh 450 grams.
- All medals have the name of the event engraved in English on the side of each.
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