Lego Assets

I was wondering how much some of my Lego pieces would be worth if they were real so I started doing the math.

Cash

$450  in bills and coins.

Gold

I have four 2x4x1.2 stud solid gold blocks plus 4 gold bars.

I’m counting 1 stud as the lengthwise measurement. 1 vertical stud is 1.2 studs.

Assuming 1 minifigure ( 4.17 studs tall) is 1.8 scale meters. That makes the solid gold blocks .864 x 1.728 x .5184 meters^3 or .774 meters^3 each.

4 x .774 meters^3 = 3.096 meter^3 of gold.

Wikipedia says gold has a density of 19.30 g / cm^3 which makes 59,752,800 g.

Wikipedia says the standard gold bar held as gold reserves by central banks and traded among bullion dealer is the 400-troy-ounce (12.4 kg or 438.9 ounces) Good Delivery gold bar.

4 gold bars makes 4×12.4 kg or 49600 g.

Total that’s 59,802,400 g of gold.

Wolfram Alpha says 1 g of gold is worth $56.63.

So my gold blocks and bars are worth $3,386,609,912 or just under $3.4 billion.

I also have a mesoamerican gold plate thing. I’m going to have to research how to value that.

Silver

I have one 2x4x1.2 stud solid silver block.

Using the previous calculations that’s .774 meters^3 of silver.

Wikipedia says silver has a density of 9.320 g / cm^3 which makes 7,213,680 g.

Wolfram Alpha says 1 g of silver is worth $1.26.

My silver block is worth $9,089,237.

Jewels

Many jewels including rubies, sapphires and emeralds. I need to research how to value them.

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