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: NLM-FC0D13

Record: NLM-FC0D13
Object type: FINGER RING
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Description: Gold Finger Ring. Cast and beaten lentoid or rhomboid bezel crowded with triangular stamps of lengths 0.8mm-1.6mm and possibly other different…
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PAS record number: NCL-E42296

Record: NCL-E42296
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A gold solidus of Honorius (Reece period 22), VICTORIA AVGGG reverse bearing the emperor standing right, holding a standard and victory-on-glo…
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PAS record number: NMGW-928F55

Record: NMGW-928F55
Object type: PENANNULAR RING
Broadperiod: BRONZE AGE
Description: This is a complete and small penannular ring (or 'hair-ring') decorated with gold foil and a silvery gold inlayed strip. It appears that the g…
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PAS record number: NMGW-924A9C

Record: NMGW-924A9C
Object type: NECKLACE
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A slightly tapering tube with coiled wire decoration attached to it near the wider end and about two-thirds of the way down. The wider end is …
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PAS record number: YORYM-FA20E4

Record: YORYM-FA20E4
Object type: FINGER RING
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Description: TREASURE CASE : 2014 T501. Description: An incomplete gold finger ring of medieval date. The finger ring is comprised of a circular sectione…
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