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Vabalathus - Bil. antoninianus - Antioch

Vabalathus, usurper 268-272.
Bil. antoninianus, Antioch, 5th officina, 2nd emission, March-May 272.
IM C VHABALATHVS AVG Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
VENVS AVG, Venus standing left, holding helmet and spear, leaning on shield set on ground. Left in field, star.
4,18 g. RIC 585,5 var. (bust type and officina letter) ; RIC online 3119 ; R. Bland, The Coinage of Vabalathus and Zenobia from Antioch and Alexandria, NC 171 (2011), 22 ; BN 1266. Very rare. Dark green patina. Good very fine

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€ 1 950 ,-