Vabalathus, usurper, 268-272. Antoninianus (Bronze, 22 mm, 3.60 g, 5 h), Antiochia, March-May 272. IM C VHABALATHVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Vabalathus to right, seen from behind. Rev. IOVI STATORI / S Jupiter standing front, head to left, holding globe in his right hand and long scepter in his left; at his feet, eagle standing left; in upper left field, star. Bland 26. Cohen 3 corr. (star and officina). RIC 3 corr. (star). RIC V online 3127. A very rare variety. An unusually attractive example with a perfectly clear portrait. Nearly extremely fine.