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My favorite Byzantine coin - Justinian Follis - Space Alien

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willieboyd2
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 Posted 06/19/2009  9:01 pm Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add willieboyd2 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

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.

Coin details:
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

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06/22/2009 10:34 am
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The figure on the coin looked to me like a movie space alien, and not a friendly one.

Excellent.

That's even better than the "Edward Scissorhands" late Roman bronzes.
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Very nice.
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