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American Gold Color

HEX #CFAC52 / RGB (207, 172, 82)

American coin of 1856

What is American Gold Color?

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American Gold has the hex code #CFAC52. The equivalent RGB values are (207, 172, 82), which means it is composed of 45% red, 37% green and 18% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:17 Y:60 K:19. In the HSV/HSB scale, American Gold has a hue of 43°, 60% saturation and a brightness value of 81%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

American Gold is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the American Gold CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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American Gold Color Codes

Hex Code#CFAC52
RGB Values(207, 172, 82)
CMYK Values(0%, 17%, 60%, 19%)
HSV/HSB Values(43°, 60%, 81%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9966
Inverse Color#3053AD [Violet-Blue]
Closest Pantone®7407 C
Closest RAL1002 [Sand yellow]
Complementary Color#5275CF [Han Blue]
American Gold Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9A9A9A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Luma)#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D0D0D0

American Gold Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CFAC52. Complementary color is 5275CF

Complementary Palette

The complement of American Gold is Han Blue with the hex code #5275CF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CFAC52 color is offered by #5275CF. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (CFAC52, B4CF52 and CF6E52)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of American Gold (#CFAC52) are June Bud (#B4CF52) and Copper Red (#CF6E52). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of American Gold with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (CFAC52, 52B4CF and 6E52CF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of American Gold (#CFAC52) are #52B4CF (Maximum Blue) and #6E52CF (Slate Blue). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (CFAC52, 52CFAC and AC52CF)

Triadic Palette

American Gold triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #52CFAC (Eucalyptus) and #AC52CF (Medium Orchid) along with #CFAC52 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (CFAC52, 52CFAC, 5275CF and CF5275)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of American Gold has four colors - #52CFAC (Eucalyptus), #5275CF (Han Blue) and #CF5275 (Ruber) in addition to the base color (#CFAC52). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (CFAC52, 52CF6E, 5275CF and CF52B4)

Square Palette

American Gold square color palette has #52CF6E (Emerald), #5275CF (Han Blue) and #CF52B4 (Deep Fuchsia). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

American Gold Color Rainbow Palette

Our American Gold rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of American Gold Color


  • Transparent D9BD75D9BD75
  • Transparent DDC586DDC586
  • Transparent E2CD97E2CD97
  • Transparent E7D6A9E7D6A9
  • Transparent ECDEBAECDEBA
  • Transparent F1E6CBF1E6CB
  • Transparent F5EEDCF5EEDC
  • Transparent FAF7EEFAF7EE


  • Transparent BFA35BBFA35B
  • Transparent B79F60B79F60
  • Transparent AF9A64AF9A64
  • Transparent A89669A89669
  • Transparent A0926EA0926E
  • Transparent 988D72988D72
  • Transparent 908977908977
  • Transparent 88847B88847B


  • Transparent A68A42A68A42
  • Transparent 917839917839
  • Transparent 7C67317C6731
  • Transparent 685629685629
  • Transparent 534521534521
  • Transparent 3E34193E3419
  • Transparent 292210292210
  • Transparent 151108151108

American Gold Color Patterns

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    American Gold Gingham Checks

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    American Gold Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    American Gold Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    American Gold Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    American Gold Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    American Gold Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    American Gold Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    American Gold Plaid Pattern

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