Vabalathus, usurper, 268-272. Antoninianus (Bronze, 21 mm, 4.50 g, 11 h), Antiochia, March-May 272. IM C VHABALATHVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Vabalathus to right, seen from behind. Rev. VENVS AVG Venus standing front, head to left, holding helmet in her right hand and spear in her left; to lower left, star. Cohen 5. RIC 5 corr. (bust type). RIC V online 3119. Rare. A lovely and clear example with an excellent portrait. About extremely fine.