electrum is an alloy of gold and silver, Stannum of lead and silver (see note 33, p. 473).
In what way did electrum induce attention to this property of force in matter?
The coins first issued by the Lydians were of electrum, an alloy of gold and silver.
The most ancient Lydian coins are likewise made of electrum.
It was sometimes inscribed with pictures and hieroglyphs, and covered with a capping of gold-metal or electrum (which see).
It was of electrum, a kind of brass at this time called the gold of the poor.
Some think that it was the electrum of the ancients, which was an alloy of silver and gold.
Because it first revealed itself to human observation through a substance called, in the Greek language, electrum.
In both cases the name is derived from the pale yellow colour of electrum, resembling that of amber.
From this electrum he supposed that valuable amulets and magic mirrors could be prepared.