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Original Gold Color

HEX #C6993A / RGB (198, 153, 58)

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What is Original Gold Color?

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Original Gold has the hex code #C6993A. The equivalent RGB values are (198, 153, 58), which means it is composed of 48% red, 37% green and 14% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:23 Y:71 K:22. In the HSV/HSB scale, Original Gold has a hue of 41°, 71% 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.

Original Gold color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Original 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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Original Gold Color Codes

Hex Code#C6993A
RGB Values(198, 153, 58)
CMYK Values(0%, 23%, 71%, 22%)
HSV/HSB Values(41°, 71%, 78%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9933
Inverse Color#3966C5 [Han Blue]
Closest Pantone®7510 C
Closest RAL1024 [Ochre yellow]
Complementary Color#3A67C6 [Han Blue]
Original Gold Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#888888
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9C9C9C
Weighted Average (Luma)#9C9C9C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C6C6C6

Original Gold Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C6993A. Complementary color is 3A67C6

Complementary Palette

The complement of Original Gold is Han Blue with the hex code #3A67C6. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C6993A color is offered by #3A67C6. 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 (C6993A, ADC63A and C6533A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Original Gold (#C6993A) are Android Green (#ADC63A) and Dark Coral (#C6533A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Original 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 (C6993A, 3AADC6 and 533AC6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Original Gold (#C6993A) are #3AADC6 (Moonstone) and #533AC6 (Ocean 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 (C6993A, 3AC699 and 993AC6)

Triadic Palette

Original Gold triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3AC699 (Ocean Green) and #993AC6 (Dark Orchid) along with #C6993A 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 (C6993A, 3AC699, 3A67C6 and C63A67)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Original Gold has four colors - #3AC699 (Ocean Green), #3A67C6 (Han Blue) and #C63A67 (Fuchsia Rose) in addition to the base color (#C6993A). 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 (C6993A, 3AC653, 3A67C6 and C63AAD)

Square Palette

Original Gold square color palette has #3AC653 (UFO Green), #3A67C6 (Han Blue) and #C63AAD (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.

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Rainbow color

Original Gold Color Rainbow Palette

Our Original 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 Original Gold Color


  • Transparent D1AD61D1AD61
  • Transparent D7B875D7B875
  • Transparent DDC289DDC289
  • Transparent E3CC9DE3CC9D
  • Transparent E8D6B0E8D6B0
  • Transparent EEE0C4EEE0C4
  • Transparent F4EBD8F4EBD8
  • Transparent F9F5EBF9F5EB


  • Transparent B89448B89448
  • Transparent B1924FB1924F
  • Transparent AA8F56AA8F56
  • Transparent A38D5DA38D5D
  • Transparent 9C8A649C8A64
  • Transparent 95886B95886B
  • Transparent 8E85728E8572
  • Transparent 878379878379


  • Transparent 9E7A2E9E7A2E
  • Transparent 8B6B298B6B29
  • Transparent 775C23775C23
  • Transparent 634D1D634D1D
  • Transparent 4F3D174F3D17
  • Transparent 3B2E113B2E11
  • Transparent 281F0C281F0C
  • Transparent 140F06140F06

Original Gold Color Patterns

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    Original Gold Gingham Checks

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    Original Gold Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Original Gold Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Original Gold Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Original Gold Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Original Gold Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Original Gold Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Original Gold Plaid Pattern

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