My favorite Byzantine coin - Justinian Follis - Space Alien
The figure on the coin looked to me like a movie space alien,
and not a friendly one.
Byzantine Justinian AE Follis
Obverse: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
D N IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Reverse: Large letter "M", star left, cross top and right, gamma under "M"
Exergue: CON (Constantinople mint)
Catalog: Sear 158 - Struck AD 527-538 - Size 30mm
Edited by willieboyd2
06/22/2009 10:34 am