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Florin

1. A gold coin struck in Florence in 1253. Used as a currency, it was so successful that other countries in medieval Europe adopted their own gold coins and called them florins.

2. See: Aruban florin.
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The MNB will present the Golden florin of Albert commemorative coin, to be issued as the fifth piece in the series, in Sopron, at the official opening ceremony of From denarius to forint history of the Hungarian currency, a travelling exhibition to be organised in cooperation of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank and the University of Sopron.
Toujours selon la meme source, un autre membre du gouvernement, Florin Jianu, ministre des Milieux d'affaires, du Commerce et de l'Entrepreneuriat, sans etiquette, avait demissionne apres l'adoption du decret pour protester contre des mesures affaiblissant les lois anti-corruption.
In a heartfelt tribute to his daughter, Florin Salcie described his "beautiful" little girl as "courageous" and "happy".
Florin visits is talking about their favorite pizza.
The floodgates opened after that with the Dragons scoring nine more tries, with Bucharest responding with tries from Florin Surugiu and Ionut Botezatu.
Todd Florin of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and his associates in the first study (JAMA Pediatr.
Florin Tutu, 24, Florin Pelesi, 31, Auriel Gabriel Gavrila, 25, and Adrian Boteanu, 36 - all previously from Foleshill - were sentenced at Birmingham Crown Court on Friday, after pleading guilty to conspiracy to steal railway cable at an earlier hearing.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 11, 2013-New News Corporation names Michael Florin as SVP and head of Investor Relations(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Now, a new study led by Beckman Institute researcher Florin Dolcos and Department of Psychology postdoctoral research associate Sanda Dolcos on neural correlates of a handshake is giving insight into just how important the practice is to the evaluations we make of subsequent social interactions.
The law firm of Florin and Roebig has provided funding for Professor Bickel's course, which allows students to travel each summer to six cities in the South to visit sites, museums, institutes and veterans of the Civil Rights Movement.
Creditmax, one of Sacramento's newest Florin Road dealers, is offering customers the chance to repair bad credit and learn how to keep their scores up, all while making it possible to buy a reliable car.
Summary: The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, or Adia, said on Tuesday it has appointed Christophe Florin as Head of Emerging Markets Fund Investments in its Private Equities Department, effective immediately.