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Usurper (AD 271/272)  |  De Imperatoribus Romanis entry

Son of Zenobia, he was proclaimed Augustus by her in 271 AD in defiance of Aurelian

Obverse Legends on coins depicting Vabalathus

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Coins of Vabalathus currently available

Silvered bronze antoninianus issued AD 270-272.
Obv: VABALATHVS VCR IMDR, Laureate, draped bust facing right.
Rev: IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust of Aurelian right.<
Very Fine-Extremely Fine   |   AUD $220.00