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595545.

GAUL, Massalia. Circa 150-125 BC. AR Drachm (16.5mm, 2.51 g, 6h). Light standard. Draped bust of Artemis right, wearing stephane, bow and quiver over shoulder; to right, B above Δ / Lion crouching right, raising foreleg; to right, B above Δ. F&P DRM-38-6; Depeyrot, Marseille 8/6. Underlying luster, a little off center, very minor double strike on obverse. Near EF.


Although the “crouching” lion only varies slightly from the standing lion, the difference is dramatic as viewed on the coin. The crouching lion is much scarcer than the standing lion type.