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: GLO-FDC1D8

Record: GLO-FDC1D8
Object type: FINGER RING
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Description: gold finger ring, D-shape cross-section hoop. The outside curved edge is undecorated, the flat inside is engraved with I LIKE MY. CHOICH.' N…
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PAS record number: SUR-D121E4

Record: SUR-D121E4
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Description: A gold guinea of George I, dated 1715.
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PAS record number: SWYOR-CFBC65

Record: SWYOR-CFBC65
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Description: A medieval gold coin: a quarter noble of Edward III (1327 - 77), third coinage, dating from AD 1344 - 51. The mintmark and a small part of the…
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PAS record number: BERK-5327F2

Record: BERK-5327F2
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Description: A complete but bent gold crown of James I, dating from AD 1604-1605. The issue is known as the 'Britain Crown' because it is the first coin o…
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PAS record number: SUR-EC8103

Record: SUR-EC8103
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: IRON AGE
Description: An Iron Age gold stater of Chute type, c60-50BC. ABC746, VA1205, BMC35-76.
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