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Bezant

An ornament shaped like a coin or disc, sometimes used in a series in decorative molding designs.

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bezant
An ornament shaped like a coin or disk; sometimes used in a series in decorative molding designs.
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Mr Bezant said: "In short, it appears to us that Mr Young's disclosure was at least incomplete and in some respects disingenuous.
Bezant added that whole scenario seems a bit of a dream now, but the great thing is that she has been reunited with a school friend and their little tape didn't go unnoticed after all.
Bezant Resources chief executive officer Bernard Olivier said, "We thank all levels of the Argentinian Government for their support in approving our EIA for Eureka as part of a larger initiative to support local mining in Jujuy and the ongoing cross-border investments being made into the country to develop natural resource projects.
Called the nomisma by the Greeks and the bezant by Western Europeans, the solidus continued to be minted in Byzantium until that city fell to the crusaders in 1203, and for a while thereafter was still minted in Nicea, the new seat of the then much diminished Byzantine Empire.
Under the terms of the agreements signed, Bezant has acquired a fully-equipped, purpose built modern alluvial processing plant currently situated in Colombia and ready for mobilisation to site:
Reception teacher Laura Bezant said: "The school currently has very limited outdoor space but we hope to use this to adapt the space they do have into an outdoor learning area.
Whether the story is true or not, the Tregaron elephant has earned a place in the folklore of the area and has gained mythical, almost mascot status" said Dr Jemma Bezant from the School of Archaeology.
Research by the Strata Florida Landscape Project, led by the university's Professor David Austin and Dr Jemma Bezant, has found that Swyddffynnon was the site of a medieval village.
Roger Harding and Anne Bennett wonderfully capture the spirit of religious fervour as Father Mullarkey and Mother Basil while Michelle Bezant, Rachel Cooper and Amy Kakoura are ideal as the three friends trying to cope with God and growing up.
Dr Lanny Bezant was sacked at the same time as her husband Richard by Professor Hans Rausing whose personal fortune is reported to be pounds 4.
FORMER teacher Lynne Bezant was previously Britain's oldest mother of twins after giving birth to babies Susan and David at the age of 56 in May, 2001.
In contrast to other studies, we adopt a very broad temporal perspective, beginning with a discussion of the Byzantine gold solidus or bezant that was introduced by the Emperor Constantine and that served as a world currency for the next seven centuries.