This section is from the book "Bepler's Handy Manual of Knowledge And Useful Infomation", by David Bepler. Also available from Amazon: Bepler's Handy Manual of Knowledge and Useful Information.
A ton of pure gold is worth $602,799.21. $1,000,000 gold coin weighs 3,685.8 pounds. A ton of silver is worth $37,704.84. $1,000,000 silver coin weighs 58,929.9 pounds.