Which king is associated with superfluity of gold?
Midas King Croesus, king of Lydia 560 - 547 BC, is famous for his excessive wealth. People today still use the expression "rich as Croesus".
The one were everything King Minos touched turned into gold. For the reality behind that legend check out the Minoan Empire - and the most likely place of the real Atlantis, - Santorini, which was part of the Crete/Minoan Empire which was destroyed by a huge volcanic explosion and its devastating aftereffect.