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X Gold

X Gold.  Extra heavy goldplate. Double XX and even XXX gold is known – this means the object has been in the plating tank for a length of time greater than normal and the amount of gold is a thicker deposit.  See goldplate, goldplating.

excerpted with permission from

An Encyclopedia of Coin and Medal Technology

For Artists, Makers, Collectors and Curators

COMPILED AND WRITTEN BY D. WAYNE JOHNSON

Roger W. Burdette, Editor


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