Golden Yellow (Pantone)

HEX #CB8E16 / RGB (203, 142, 22)

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What is Golden Yellow (Pantone) Color?

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Golden Yellow comes from the Pantone® Textile Cotton eXtended list where it is numbered 15-0953 TCX. The CMYK values have not been provided by the company and those displayed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only close approximations.

Golden yellow color can be applied on a web page using HTML and/or CSS with its hex, RGB, HSB or CMYK color values.

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Golden Yellow (Pantone) Color Codes

Hex Code#CB8E16
RGB Values(203, 142, 22)
CMYK Values(0%, 30%, 89%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(40°, 89%, 80%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9900
Inverse Color#3471E9 [Royal Blue]
Pantone®15-0953 TCX
Closest RAL1005 [Honey yellow]
Complementary Color#1653CB [New Car]
Golden Yellow (Pantone) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7A7A7A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#939393
Weighted Average (Luma)#929292
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C1C1C1

Golden Yellow (Pantone) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CB8E16. Complementary color is 1653CB

Complementary Palette

The complement of Golden Yellow (Pantone) is New Car with the hex code #1653CB. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CB8E16 color is offered by #1653CB. 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 (CB8E16, AECB16 and CB3416)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Golden Yellow (Pantone) (#CB8E16) are Acid Green (#AECB16) and Dark Pastel Red (#CB3416). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Golden Yellow (Pantone) 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 (CB8E16, 16AECB and 3416CB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Golden Yellow (Pantone) (#CB8E16) are #16AECB (Pacific Blue) and #3416CB (Interdimensional 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.

Triadic color palette with (CB8E16, 16CB8E and 8E16CB)

Triadic Palette

Golden Yellow (Pantone) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #16CB8E (Caribbean Green) and #8E16CB (French Violet) along with #CB8E16 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 (CB8E16, 16CB8E, 1653CB and CB1653)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Golden Yellow (Pantone) has four colors - #16CB8E (Caribbean Green), #1653CB (New Car) and #CB1653 (Rose Red) in addition to the base color (#CB8E16). 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 (CB8E16, 16CB34, 1653CB and CB16AE)

Square Palette

Golden Yellow (Pantone) square color palette has #16CB34 (Vivid Malachite), #1653CB (New Car) and #CB16AE (Byzantine). 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

Golden Yellow (Pantone) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Golden Yellow (Pantone) 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 Golden Yellow (Pantone) Color


  • Transparent D5A545#D5A545
  • Transparent DBB05C#DBB05C
  • Transparent E0BB73#E0BB73
  • Transparent E5C78B#E5C78B
  • Transparent EAD2A2#EAD2A2
  • Transparent EFDDB9#EFDDB9
  • Transparent F5E8D0#F5E8D0
  • Transparent FAF4E8#FAF4E8


  • Transparent BC8B2B#BC8B2B
  • Transparent B58A36#B58A36
  • Transparent AD8840#AD8840
  • Transparent A6874B#A6874B
  • Transparent 9E8656#9E8656
  • Transparent 978460#978460
  • Transparent 8F836B#8F836B
  • Transparent 888175#888175


  • Transparent A27212#A27212
  • Transparent 8E630F#8E630F
  • Transparent 7A550D#7A550D
  • Transparent 66470B#66470B
  • Transparent 513909#513909
  • Transparent 3D2B07#3D2B07
  • Transparent 291C04#291C04
  • Transparent 140E02#140E02

Golden Yellow (Pantone) Color Patterns

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    Golden Yellow (Pantone) Gingham Checks

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    Golden Yellow (Pantone) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Golden Yellow (Pantone) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Golden Yellow (Pantone) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Golden Yellow (Pantone) Leaves Pattern

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    Golden Yellow (Pantone) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Golden Yellow (Pantone) Trellis Pattern

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    Golden Yellow (Pantone) Plaid Pattern

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