GAUL. Massalia. Circa 130-121 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.69 g, 4 h). Diademed and draped bust of Artemis to right, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace, and with bow and quiver over her shoulder. Rev. MAΣΣA Lion prowling to left, with open jaws and upraised right forepaw; below, Λ; in exergue, AΘ. Depeyrot 44/4. Dewing 22. LT 1112. Wonderfully toned, sharply struck and of exceptional quality. Extremely fine.
From a European collection and from the Prospero Collection, The New York Sale XXVII, 4 January 2012, 1.
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