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: SUR-84CEC1

Record: SUR-84CEC1
Object type: LOCKET
Broadperiod: MODERN
Description: A 19th century oval gold locket. The locket is hinged into two valves and has retained its contents. On the front of the locket is an engraved…
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PAS record number: PAS-2D5844

Record: PAS-2D5844
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: IRON AGE
Description: Addedomaros gold quarter stater
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PAS record number: PAS-2B57CA

Record: PAS-2B57CA
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: IRON AGE
Description: The present coin dates to the late British Iron Age, circa 50-30 BC. It is a 'Climping type' gold stater (see Cottam et al 2010, Ancient Briti…
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PAS record number: NMS-0547B3

Record: NMS-0547B3
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Description: Gold quarter noble of Edward III, Treaty period with annulet before EDWARD, London, North 1244, weight 1.93g, 1363-9
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PAS record number: NLM-EBA802

Record: NLM-EBA802
Object type: CRUCIFIX
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Description: Gold Crucifix fragment. Cast straight-sided arm from a simple Greek cross, as kindly identified by the finder. One side is slightly convex, wi…
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