It's traditional for Realmgolds to give gifts to the public on certain anniversaries of their reigns, corresponding to key numbers in the elven and dwarven number systems. Religious gifts are traditional in the (elven) multiples of three, and more secular gifts in the (dwarven) multiples of four.
3 - some small but valuable ritual object
9 - a temple (new or renovated)
27 - a school
4 - a statue, monument or the like
16 - a public hall
64 - a park, concert hall or other public space
The more prosperous lesser Golds also do this on a smaller scale.
It is also traditional on the 81st day of a new reign to release prisoners of the prior regime, if they are considered relatively harmless. This happened to Gizmo and .