Faux-Dark bronze (Coin) (#515100) color information

The hexidecimal color, #515100, is related to "Dark bronze (Coin)" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "very dark yellow". When people from western culture see this color, Dark bronze (Coin) (#515100), used in advertisements, the following may come to mind: a sense of warmth, having their attention grabbed, will power, food and restaurants, and being center-of-attention. This color isn't popular for finance and wealth.

Breakdown of #515100

#515100 is made up of (81, 81, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 0.00, 100.00, 68.24) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5329152 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666600. White should be used ontop of #515100 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #515100. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #515100 luma #71.77
Websafe hex #666600 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(81, 81, 0) Adobe RGB (78.00, 86.00, 13.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(32%, 32%, 0%) Closest named color Dark bronze (Coin)
rgba rgba(81.0, 81.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (28.28, -10.28, 16.78)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 0.00, 100.00, 68.24) CIE-L*ab (33.98, -16.36, 44.29)
hsv hsv(60.00, 100.00, 16.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (33.98, 47.21, 110.27)
hsb hsb(60.00, 100.00, 32.00) CIE-L*uv (33.98, -5.21, 39.67)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark bronze (Coin) (#515100)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #515100 while the second is the "compliment" #000051.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dark bronze (Coin) (#515100)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #515100 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #000051.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark bronze (Coin) (#515100)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Dark bronze (Coin) (#515100)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dark bronze (Coin) (#515100)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #515100

Lighter shades are produced by blending #515100 with white

Faux-Dark bronze (Coin) (#515100)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #515100 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Dark bronze (Coin) (#515100)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #515100, tones are produced.

Faux-Dark bronze (Coin) (#515100) Gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #515100 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#515100 → #000051
#515100 → #85854c
#515100 → #ffffff
#515100 → #285100
#515100 → #303000
#515100 → #512800

#515100 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #515100 on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #515100 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #515100

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#515100might be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

#515100 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#515100. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#515100 in coding

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #515100
Java new Color(81, 81, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 81, 81, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:81 green:81 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(81f, 81f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:81, green:81, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $005151
Python Color('#515100')

Base Conversions of hex color #515100

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #515100. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5329152 while the individual RGB conversions are: 81, 81, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01010001 01010001 00000000
Hex 51 51 00
Octal 121 121 0
Decimal 81 81 0

Icons incorporating the color #515100

If you're considering using #515100 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #515100 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #515100 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #515100 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #515100 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #515100 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #515100 background.
This text is hex color #515100 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #515100 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #515100 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #515100 and white (#ffffff) background.