The chemical symbol, AU (Latin Aurum, which means yellow). In Bahasa Indonesia, Logam Mulia, meaning Nobel Metal. Gold has been the oldest currency throughout history. It started with coins like the below.
330 BC: A Gold stater weighing 8.2 grams (0.2637 troy oz.) from the time of Alexander The Great of Macedon (died 323 BC). The portrait is not of Alexander, but of Athena, Greek Goddess of Wisdom. The coin was struck at the mint a Sardeis – where they did beautiful work. This coin is more than 2,300 years old!