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The Lydians began coinage by stamping with a punch each ingot or nugget of gold or silver, or a mixture of them called “Electrum.”The Swastika|Thomas Wilson
On her finger she wore a little ring made of a kind of brass, sometimes called electrum.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
The ornaments represented in the drawings are of pure gold, or electrum, or silver, or copper.
The most ancient Lydian coins are likewise made of electrum.
Another ore of gold is the alloy with silver, or argental gold, the electrum of Pliny, so called from its amber shade.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure