The currency used in Wizard 101. You can get gold by playing Fairground Mini Games, battling monsters, selling items, selling reagents, and completing quests . Gold cannot be traded. Gold is very important because you can buy the majority of items in Wizard 101 that are sold. Unfortunately, not all items that are sold can be bought with gold. So, the alternate currecy that Kingisle introduced is Crowns. Crowns can be exchanged for gold but gold cannot turn into crowns.