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If you're looking for additional ancient coins you can add to your collection, there are more options in addition to the Greek and Roman variety. Biblical coins make an excellent addition to your coin collection if you are looking to expand. Naturally, biblical coins intersect different areas of ancient coin collecting. For starters, consider the ancient coins mentioned in the Bible, including the Roman denarius, the Jewish Shekel, and the Widow's Mite. The Byzantine Empire is a civilization which arose after the fall of the Roman Empire. Many of the Byzantine coins stem from a strong religious influence. Byzantine coins include cross themes, images of Christ, and other religious depictions.