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Gold

Scope note

Use for the pure metallic element having symbol Au and atomic number 79; soft, heavy, chemically inactive, yellow metal, considered as a precious metal since ancient times, and serving in many cultures as the basis of material trade values. Use also for this metal as processed and formed, usually in combination with other substances, to make various objects and materials.

This term has 5,271 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material
Object name
Object category
Technique

Getty AAT term number

300011021

Broader Terms used

<gold and gold alloy>

Term used for

Au

Created

12yrs ago

Connected records

Scent bottle

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Chatelaine

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Badge

Maker(s)

Issuer: Royal Air Force

Badge

Maker(s)

Issuer: Royal Air Force

British

Maker(s)

Manufacturer: Pinches, John
London (Production place)

1 Fanam

Maker(s)

Ruler: Tipu Sultan (1782-99) (Inferred)
Mint: Farrukhi
Mint: Feroke

1/2 Ashrafi

Maker(s)

Ruler: Nasir-ud-din Haider (1827-37)
Ruler: Suleyman Jah (With the title of)
Mint: Lakhnau
Mint: Lucknow

1 Pagoda

Maker(s)

Mint: Madras (Inferred)

1 Pagoda

Maker(s)

Mint: Madras (Inferred)

Farooqui

Maker(s)

Ruler: Tipu Sultan (1782-99) (Inferred)
Mint: Patan

Ashrafi

Maker(s)

Issuer: East India Company (Struck in the name of)
Mint: Madras (Inferred)

1 Pagoda

Maker(s)

Ruler: Anonymous
Mint: Madras (Inferred)

1 Pagoda

Maker(s)

Ruler: Anonymous
Mint: Madras (Inferred)

5 Rupees (1/3rd Mohur)

Maker(s)

Ruler: Anonymous
Issuer: East India Company (Struck in the name of)
Mint: Madras (Inferred)

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