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A bezant was a gold coin, originally struck at Byzantium, whence the name.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
At Samara we find Mr. Bezant, one of our consignees, just recovering from the typhus which was contracted in his relief work.The Red Cross in Peace and War|Clara Barton
There were moneys of various nations, even to the Spanish pistole and Turkish bezant.
She made no reply, but took from a pocket a bezant, and contrived to throw its yellow gleam in the sentinel's eyes.The Prince of India, Volume II|Lew. Wallace