Dark Gold

HEX #EEBC1D / RGB (238, 188, 29)

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What is Dark Gold Color?

Dark Gold (Hex code: EEBC1D) Thumbnail

Dark Gold has the hex code #EEBC1D. The equivalent RGB values are (238, 188, 29), which means it is composed of 52% red, 41% green and 6% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:21 Y:88 K:7. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Gold has a hue of 46°, 88% saturation and a brightness value of 93%.
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.

Dark Gold color from the Printer Working Group (PWG) can only be used in HTML and CSS code with its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values. It is a slightly darker shade of the web gold (#FFD700).

Dark Gold Color Codes

Hex Code#EEBC1D
RGB Values(238, 188, 29)
CMYK Values(0%, 21%, 88%, 7%)
HSV/HSB Values(46°, 88%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC33
Inverse Color#1143E2 [Palatinate Blue]
Closest Pantone®7409 C
Closest RAL1018 [Zinc yellow]
Complementary Color#1D4FEE [Palatinate Blue]
Dark Gold Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#989898
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BABABA
Weighted Average (Luma)#BBBBBB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D7D7D7

Dark Gold Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EEBC1D. Complementary color is 1D4FEE

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Gold is Palatinate Blue with the hex code #1D4FEE. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EEBC1D color is offered by #1D4FEE. 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.

Analogous color palette with (EEBC1D, B8EE1D and EE541D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Gold (#EEBC1D) are Green-Yellow (#B8EE1D) and Flame (#EE541D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (EEBC1D, 1DB8EE and 531DEE)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Gold (#EEBC1D) are #1DB8EE (Spiro Disco Ball) and #531DEE (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.

Triadic color palette with (EEBC1D, 1DEEBC and BC1DEE)

Triadic Palette

Dark Gold triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1DEEBC (Sea Green (Crayola)) and #BC1DEE (Vivid Mulberry) along with #EEBC1D 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 (EEBC1D, 1DEEBC, 1D4FEE and EE1D4F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Gold has four colors - #1DEEBC (Sea Green (Crayola)), #1D4FEE (Palatinate Blue) and #EE1D4F (Red (Crayola)) in addition to the base color (#EEBC1D). 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.

Square color palette with (EEBC1D, 1DEE54, 1D4FEE and EE1DB8)

Square Palette

Dark Gold square color palette has #1DEE54 (Malachite), #1D4FEE (Palatinate Blue) and #EE1DB8 (Shocking 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.

Rainbow color

Dark Gold Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Dark Gold Color


  • Transparent F1C94A#F1C94A
  • Transparent F3D061#F3D061
  • Transparent F5D777#F5D777
  • Transparent F7DE8E#F7DE8E
  • Transparent F8E4A5#F8E4A5
  • Transparent FAEBBB#FAEBBB
  • Transparent FCF2D2#FCF2D2
  • Transparent FDF8E8#FDF8E8


  • Transparent D8B031#D8B031
  • Transparent CDAA3B#CDAA3B
  • Transparent C2A445#C2A445
  • Transparent B79E4F#B79E4F
  • Transparent AC9858#AC9858
  • Transparent A19262#A19262
  • Transparent 968C6C#968C6C
  • Transparent 8B8676#8B8676


  • Transparent BE9617#BE9617
  • Transparent A78414#A78414
  • Transparent 8F7111#8F7111
  • Transparent 775E0F#775E0F
  • Transparent 5F4B0C#5F4B0C
  • Transparent 473809#473809
  • Transparent 302606#302606
  • Transparent 181303#181303

Dark Gold Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Dark Gold Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Dark Gold Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Gold Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Gold Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Gold Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Gold Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Gold Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Gold Plaid Pattern

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