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#C6C740 Hex Code

Color Name: Old Gold

What is hex #C6C740 Color?

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The color name of hex code #C6C740 is Old Gold. The RGB values are (198, 199, 64) which means it is composed of 43% red, 43% green and 14% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:1 M:0 Y:68 K:22. In the HSV/HSB scale, #C6C740 has a hue of 60°, 68% saturation and a brightness value of 78%.
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.

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Hex #C6C740 Color Codes

Color NameOld Gold
RGB Values(198, 199, 64)
CMYK Values(1%, 0%, 68%, 22%)
HSV/HSB Values(60°, 68%, 78%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC33
Inverse Color#3938BF [Violet-Blue]
Closest Pantone®7751 C
Closest RAL1012 [Lemon yellow]
Complementary Color#4140C7 [Ocean Blue]
#C6C740 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9A9A9A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Luma)#BDBDBD
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D8D8D8

Hex #C6C740 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C6C740. Complementary color is 4140C7

Complementary Palette

The complement of #C6C740 is #4140C7 which is called Ocean Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C6C740 color is offered by #4140C7. 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 (C6C740, 83C740 and C78540)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #C6C740 are #83C740 and #C78540, called Yellow-Green and Peru, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #C6C740 with a 30° separation. 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 (C6C740, 4083C7 and 8540C7)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #C6C740 are #4083C7 (Cyan-Blue Azure) and #8540C7 (Dark Orchid). 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 (C6C740, 40C6C7 and C740C6)

Triadic Palette

#C6C740 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #40C6C7 (Sea Serpent) and #C740C6 (Steel Pink) along with #C6C740, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (C6C740, 40C6C7, 4140C7 and C74140)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #C6C740 has #40C6C7 (Sea Serpent), #4140C7 (Ocean Blue) and #C74140 (Watermelon Red). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (C6C740, 40C785, 4140C7 and C74083)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #C6C740 contains #40C785 (Ocean Green), #4140C7 (Ocean Blue) and #C74083 (Smitten). 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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Hex #C6C740 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #C6C740 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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 C6C740 Color


  • Transparent D1D266D1D266
  • Transparent D7D879D7D879
  • Transparent DDDD8CDDDD8C
  • Transparent E3E3A0E3E3A0
  • Transparent E8E9B3E8E9B3
  • Transparent EEEEC6EEEEC6
  • Transparent F4F4D9F4F4D9
  • Transparent F9F9ECF9F9EC


  • Transparent B8B94DB8B94D
  • Transparent B1B253B1B253
  • Transparent AAAB5AAAAB5A
  • Transparent A3A460A3A460
  • Transparent 9C9C669C9C66
  • Transparent 95956D95956D
  • Transparent 8E8E738E8E73
  • Transparent 87877A87877A


  • Transparent 9E9F339E9F33
  • Transparent 8B8B2D8B8B2D
  • Transparent 777726777726
  • Transparent 636420636420
  • Transparent 4F501A4F501A
  • Transparent 3B3C133B3C13
  • Transparent 28280D28280D
  • Transparent 141406141406

#C6C740 Color Patterns

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.