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medallion

an oval or circular decorative device resembling a medal, usually bearing a portrait or relief moulding, used in architecture and textile design

Medallion

An ornamental plaque, usually round or oval in shape, inscribed with an object in low relief, such as a head, flower or figure, and applied to a wall or frieze.

Medallion

 

a framed oval or round panel bearing a figurative or ornamental composition (molded or carved relief, painting, or mosaic). Medallions are used to decorate buildings and furniture.

medallion

1. An ornamental plaque (often round, oval, or square, but may be of any other form) representing an object or design in relief, such as a figure, flower, or head.
2. A ceiling ornament, often cast in plaster, at the center of which is often hung a chandelier or luminaire; also called a rose or rosette.
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So when the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency recently launched its taxi medallion sales pilot program, it hoped to revamp a nearly 35-year-old system to add several millions of dollars each year to the city's coffers, train cab drivers to run their businesses better and ease downtown congestion.
New York's largest credit union is suing the former "Taxi King" of the Big Apple and 12 taxi companies for more than $18 million in defaulted medallion loans.
S&P Capital IQ confirmed this trend by choosing three midsized-banks and two credit unions that have been heavily invested in the taxi medallion industry and analyzing them using its proprietary Bank Credit Assessment Scorecard in order to evaluate the strength of the financial institutions' credit quality pre-Uber compared to today.
If using narrower lace to create a smaller medallion, less yardage is required.
The Will Rogers Medallion Award was originally created to recognize quality works of cowboy poetry that honored the Will Rogers heritage, but has expanded to include other works of Western literature and film.
The majority of modern beaded medallions, however, are constructed using couched overlay technique, or a variation thereof such as running back-stitch.
If you're not one of our lucky winners you can still be a part of the celebrations by collecting the medallions, which are available from 9th May exclusively available at BP forecourts with a new medallion revealed every Wednesday for 12 weeks.
Legends include Sir Steve Redgrave CBE, Dame Kelly Holmes MBE, Sir Chris Hoy MBE and Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE with each of the 12 legends' iconic winning moments depicted on their individual medallion.
Rose mandarin porcelain is often slightly earlier than rose medallion examples, the latter having been introduced around 1860.
While there are roughly 8,000 cab drivers currently operating in the District, the legislation caps the number of medallions at 4,000-which means that at least half of the city's drivers will be out of work or forced to share a medallion with another driver.