Details for 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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British Museum URI: 10892

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Record: OXON-AA6966
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: IRON AGE
Description: A gold Iron Age stater of the Eastern…
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Record: GLO-9871DE
Object type: FINGER RING
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Description: Gold finger ring with a D-shape cross-sect…
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Record: SUR-6960FD
Object type: INGOT
Broadperiod: UNKNOWN
Description: A gold fragment of irregular shape which h…
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Record: OXON-FF5C2D
Object type: FINGER RING
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Description: A complete cast gold Post-Medieval&nb…
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