In Dragon Quest VIII, Gold Nugget is a rare item used in alchemy. In main game player can pick up 2 gold nuggets from treasure chests from Godbird's Eyrie in World of Dark and World of Light. One more is given to player by Princess Minnie after collecting 52 Mini Medals. In alchemy it's an ingredient of Sage's Stone, Golden Tiara and Golden Axe.
A piece of pure gold that's heart-warmingly heavy. Alchemise it. It sells for 5000 gold coins on dragon Quest IX.
Dropped by Gem Jamborees (RARE) and Gem Slimes (REGULAR)
Gold Bar is used as an ingredient for sword tempering.