Muratov sold his Nobel Peace Prize medal for $103.5 million

Muratov sold his Nobel Peace Prize medal for $103.5 million

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 Muratov sold his Nobel Peace Prize medal for $103.5 million

The chief editor of the Russian Novaya Gazeta sold his Nobel Peace Prize medal for a record $103.5 million.

Dmitry Muratov received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2021. On June 1, 2022, he opened an auction to sell the medal and donate all the proceeds from it to UNICEF to help Ukrainian refugee children.

his valuables to help the Ukrainians,” Muratov said.

It is known that 175 grams of gold contained in Muratov's medal will cost about $10,000 when melted down.

It should be noted that earlier the James Watson medal for the discovery of the structure of DNA, received in 1962, was considered the most expensive sold Nobel medal. In 2014, he sold it for $4.7 million.

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