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Categories: Coins of ancient Rome, Gold coins, All articles needing additional references, Coins of the Byzantine Empire, Heraldic charges
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bezant  solidus  byzant  bezzant  Bezants
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In the Middle Ages, the term bezant was used in Western Europe to describe several gold coins of the east, all derived ultimately from the Roman solidus. Wikipedia
The solidus, nomisma, or bezant was originally a relatively pure gold coin issued in the Late Roman Empire. Wikipedia
Gold coin issued in the Late Roman Empire Wikidata
Generic medieval western european name for eastern gold coins Wikidata
A coin made of gold or silver, minted at Byzantium and used in currency throughout mediaeval Europe. Wiktionary
Coin minted at Byzantium. Wiktionary (translation)
The weight of the Roman gold coin, 1/60 of a Roman pound under Diocletian or 1/72 lb. (about 4.5 grams) after Constantine. Wiktionary
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