Worth Its Weight in Gold?

As of April 2011, the price of gold is hovering around $1,470 per ounce, leaving some people wondering if the phrase “worth its weight in gold” is just another fossil in our collective lexicon. Well, it isn’t—at least not yet. Can you tell which of the following precious resources are truly worth their weight in gold?

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The White Truffle of Alba, Italy


Worth its weight in gold (Worth at least $1,470 per ounce)
Not worth its weight in gold
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Champion Bull Semen


Worth its weight in gold (Worth at least $1,470 per ounce)
Not worth its weight in gold
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Sevruga Caviar


Worth its weight in gold (Worth at least $1,470 per ounce)
Not worth its weight in gold
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Rhodium


Worth its weight in gold (Worth at least $1,470 per ounce)
Not worth its weight in gold
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Caron’s Poivre Perfume


Worth its weight in gold (Worth at least $1,470 per ounce)
Not worth its weight in gold
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B-2 Stealth Bomber


Worth its weight in gold (Worth at least $1,470 per ounce)
Not worth its weight in gold
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Batman #1 (Spring 1940 comic book)


Worth its weight in gold (Worth at least $1,470 per ounce)
Not worth its weight in gold
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1907 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost


Worth its weight in gold (Worth at least $1,470 per ounce)
Not worth its weight in gold
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Enriched Plutonium


Worth its weight in gold (Worth at least $1,470 per ounce)
Not worth its weight in gold