A color standardised in 1934 see also Adam gold and white gold.
There is considerable confusion with regard to this colour, and a great many variations have been featured under this name.
It is probably owing to its being a metal that we see so many variations, inasmuch as the slightest change in the angle at which a piece of gold is seen will give a different colour sensation.
Moreover, the association of the two words Gold and Yellow is so close that the average mind instinctively connects the two.
A piece of gold having no reflected light would be near to Old Gold. B.C.S No. 115, but if illuminated it would become the colour here given.