Bisantius albus


Bisantius albus
A silver or white *bezant.

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  • Bezant — 1) [byzant]. Gold or silver coin minted at Byzantium (named Constantinople in 330; Istanbul since 1926) of which bezant is a corruption. Through much of the early Middle Ages, the only gold coins in circulation were Byzantine; the quality, and… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases


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