Material type: Gold

Use for items where the colour is yellow and lustrous and the object feels heavy. Pale gold may contain a high proportion of silver; you can use the words ‘pale gold’ in the Description field, or occasionally you might want to use the word ‘electrum’ for the same thing, although this term is now quite unfashionable.

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PAS record number: PAS-903688

Record: PAS-903688
Object type: FINGER RING
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Description: A gold, medieval finger-ring, the hoop decorated with a series of letter S's juxtaposed with knots, a continuous band running between them. Th…
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PAS record number: NARC-8DEE71

Record: NARC-8DEE71
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Description: An incomplete medieval gold quarter noble of Edward III (1327-1377) belonging to the Treaty Series (1363-1369). The coin was minted at London.…
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PAS record number: PAS-81B51C

Record: PAS-81B51C
Object type: FINGER RING
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Description: Description Decorative gold stirrup-shaped ring. It has a small bezel for an opaque light blue cabochon stone (?light blue sapphire) or glass …
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PAS record number: PAS-817076

Record: PAS-817076
Object type: FINGER RING
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Description: Description Decorative gold ring with a large circular bezel (diameter 7mm), set with a small uncut (cabochon) blue stone, probably a sapphire…
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PAS record number: LIN-77CAE1

Record: LIN-77CAE1
Object type: FINGER RING
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Description: A complete late medieval iconographical finger ring. The ring is made of gold and is in excellent condition. The hoop is oval in plan and D-sh…
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