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Classic Gold Color

HEX #DCB118 / RGB (220, 177, 24)

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What is Classic Gold Color?

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Classic Gold has the hex code #DCB118. The equivalent RGB values are (220, 177, 24), which means it is composed of 52% red, 42% green and 6% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:20 Y:89 K:14. In the HSV/HSB scale, Classic Gold has a hue of 47°, 89% saturation and a brightness value of 86%.
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.

Classic Gold color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Classic Gold can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Classic Gold Color Codes

Hex Code#DCB118
RGB Values(220, 177, 24)
CMYK Values(0%, 20%, 89%, 14%)
HSV/HSB Values(47°, 89%, 86%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9900
Inverse Color#234EE7 [Palatinate Blue]
Closest Pantone®7752 C
Closest RAL1012 [Lemon yellow]
Complementary Color#1843DC [Palatinate Blue]
Classic Gold Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8C8C8C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Luma)#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D1D1D1

Classic Gold Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DCB118. Complementary color is 1843DC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Classic Gold is Palatinate Blue with the hex code #1843DC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DCB118 color is offered by #1843DC. 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 (DCB118, A5DC18 and DC4F18)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Classic Gold (#DCB118) are Vivid Lime Green (#A5DC18) and Flame (#DC4F18). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Classic 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.

DCB118 A5DC18 DC4F18
Split Complementary color palette with (DCB118, 18A5DC and 4F18DC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Classic Gold (#DCB118) are #18A5DC (Battery Charged Blue) and #4F18DC (Han Purple). 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.

DCB118 18A5DC 4F18DC
Triadic color palette with (DCB118, 18DCB1 and B118DC)

Triadic Palette

Classic Gold triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #18DCB1 (Tiffany Blue) and #B118DC (Vivid Mulberry) along with #DCB118 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

DCB118 18DCB1 B118DC
Tetradic color palette with (DCB118, 18DCB1, 1843DC and DC1843)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Classic Gold has four colors - #18DCB1 (Tiffany Blue), #1843DC (Palatinate Blue) and #DC1843 (Crimson) in addition to the base color (#DCB118). 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.

DCB118 18DCB1 1843DC DC1843
Square color palette with (DCB118, 18DC4F, 1843DC and DC18A5)

Square Palette

Classic Gold square color palette has #18DC4F (Malachite), #1843DC (Palatinate Blue) and #DC18A5 (Barbie Pink). 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.

DCB118 18DC4F 1843DC DC18A5
Rainbow color

Classic Gold Color Rainbow Palette

Our Classic 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.

DCB218 5EDC18 18DC7A 1896DC 4218DC DC18CE DC1826

Tints, Tones & Shades of Classic Gold Color


  • Transparent E3C146E3C146
  • Transparent E7C85DE7C85D
  • Transparent EAD074EAD074
  • Transparent EED88CEED88C
  • Transparent F1E0A3F1E0A3
  • Transparent F5E8BAF5E8BA
  • Transparent F8EFD1F8EFD1
  • Transparent FCF7E8FCF7E8


  • Transparent CAA72DCAA72D
  • Transparent C0A237C0A237
  • Transparent B79D42B79D42
  • Transparent AE994CAE994C
  • Transparent A59456A59456
  • Transparent 9C8F619C8F61
  • Transparent 928A6B928A6B
  • Transparent 898576898576


  • Transparent B08E13B08E13
  • Transparent 9A7C119A7C11
  • Transparent 846A0E846A0E
  • Transparent 6E590C6E590C
  • Transparent 58470A58470A
  • Transparent 423507423507
  • Transparent 2C23052C2305
  • Transparent 161202161202

Classic Gold Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Classic Gold Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Classic Gold Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Gold Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Gold Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Gold Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Gold Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Gold Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Gold Plaid Pattern

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