Ancient Coinage of Gaul, Massalia

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Depeyrot 1Massalia. AR obol, ca 470-390 BC. 7 mm, 0.62 g. Helmeted male head left, helmeted decorated with a wheel of four spokes. / Wheel of four spokes. Depeyrot, Marseille 1; Furtwängler, Massalia, em. XVI.TextImage
Depeyrot 2Massalia. AR obol, ca 450-400 BC. 10 mm, 0.9 g. Helmeted male head right with wheel on helmet. / Wheel of four spokes. Depeyrot 2.TextImage
Depeyrot 11[1]GAUL, Massalia. ca 240-215 BC. AR Tetrobol. Wreathed head right, in triple-pendant earring & necklace / MASSA above, lion walking right. TextImage
Depeyrot 31Gaul, Massalia. 2nd Century BC. AR Drachm. Diademed and draped bust of Artemis right; bow and quiver at shoulder / MASSA, lion prowling right, monogram and K below; LIHTWN in ex. TextImage
Depeyrot 38[7]Gaul, Massalia. 2nd Century BC. AR Drachm. Diademed and draped bust of Artemis right; bow and quiver at shoulder / MASSA, lion prowling right, monogram and K below; LIHTWN in ex. TextImage
Depeyrot 42[1]Massalia, Gaul, AR tetrobol or drachm. 15mm, 2.65 g. ca 130-121 BC. Bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / MAΣΣA-ΛIHTΩN, above and beneath lion standing left; front right paw raised. Φ in left field, Δ-A below. Depeyrot 42-1; SNG Stockholm 25.TextImage
Depeyrot 44[6]GAUL, Massalia. ca 130-121 BC. AR Tetrobol. Diademed bust of Artemis right, bow & quiver over shoulder / MASSA, lion walking left; L below, AL in ex. TextImage
Depeyrot 55[11]Massalia. 2nd-1st Century BC. AR Brockage Drachm (2.44 gm). Lion standing right; T below; APP in exergue / Incuse of reverse. TextImage
Depeyrot 64Gaul, Massalia. Circa 4th Century BC. AR Obol. Youthful head of Apollo left / Wheel of four spokes with M A. De la Tour 699. TextImage
DLT 24Massalia. AR Hemiobol, ca 500-475 BC. 8 mm, 0.66 g, Milesian standard. Bearded male head right, wearing taenia. / Rough incuse square. Auriol Group G, 12-14; LaTour 24; Maurel 25.TextImage
DLT 48Massalia. AR Hemiobol, ca 500-475 BC. 9 mm, 0.53 g. Male head facing, wearing taenia. / Rough incuse square. Auriol Group L; LaTour 48; Maurel 34.TextImage
DLT 95Massalia, Gaul, AR tritemorion. c. 475-460 BC, Archaic helmeted female head right / Four part incuse. LaTout 95. TextImage
DLT 95 (2)Gaul. Auriol Hoard, AR Obol. ca 500 BC. Archaic female head right in kekryphalos adorned with rows of pearls / Quadripartite incuse. LaTour 95; Furtwangler F1, Forrer fig. 152. TextImage
DLT 138Massalia. AR Hemiobol, ca 500-475 BC. 8 mm, 0.43 g, Milesian standard. Head of a nymph left, wearing sakkos adorned with a central band and circular earring. / Rough incuse square. Auriol Group Fc; LaTour 138; Maurel 23.TextImage
DLT 152Massalia. Circa 500-475 BC. AR Hemiobol, 9 mm, 0.54 g, Milesian standard. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet with a volute on the bowl. / Rough incuse square. Auriol Group EB, 1; LaTour 152; Maurel 17.TextImage
DLT 253Massalia. AR Hemiobol, ca 500-475 BC. 8 mm, 0.55 g. Calf's head right. / Rough incuse square. Auriol Group S; Maurel 52; LaTour 253.TextImage
DLT 356Celtic, Massalia, Auriol Hoard, AR obol (3/4 Litra), 480-470 BC. 0.78 g, 11 mm. Ram's head right / Incuse. LaTour 356; BN 397, Scheers Lyon 21.TextImage
DLT 387Massalia. AR 3/4 Obol, ca 500-475 BC. 9 mm, 0.85 g. Ram's head left. / Rough incuse square. Auriol Group Qa; Maurel 49; LaTour 387.TextImage
DLT 520Massalia. AR obol, ca 475-386 BC. 10 mm, 0.9 g. Helmeted male head right with wheel on helmet. / Wheel of four spokes. LaTour 520.TextImage
DLT 524Massalia. AR obol, ca 450-410 BC. 9 mm, 0.7 g. Helmeted male head left, helmeted decorated with a wheel of four spokes. / Wheel of four spokes. DLT 524; Maurel 290.TextImage
DLT 580Gaul, Massalia. ca 4th Century BC. AR Obol. Youthful head of Apollo left / Wheel of four spokes with M A. LaTour 580. TextImage
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DLT 593Gaul, Massalia. c4th Century BC. AR Obol. Youthful head of Apollo left / Wheel of four spokes with M A. SNG Cop 723-727. TextImage
DLT 699 AR Obol of Massalia, Gaul. Youthful head of Apollo or river god left / M A in two sections of wheel of four spokes. TextImage
DLT 1673 AE Hemiobol of Massalia, Gaul. Head of Apollo right / MESSALIHTWN above and below bull butting right. SNG Cop 809-817. TextImage
DLT 1972AE13 Massalia Gaul. Head right / Eagle standing right with wreath in beak. TextImage
D&T 3173AGaul, Celtic imitation. AR Obol, late 2nd century BC. 9 mm, 0.46 g. Basel type (Gasfabrik), imitating Massalia. Celticized head of Apollo left. / M-A-S-O in the quarters of four-spoked wheel. D&T 3173A; Kellner, Funde Manching, 785; De la Tour pl. 5, 2172 var (order of letters around).TextImage
Duchalais 121Massalia, Gaul, AR drachm. 2.59g. Ca. 200 BC. Wreathed head of Artemis right, bow and quiver behind shoulder / MAΣΣA, lion walking right, Λ beneath body. Duchalais 121.TextImage
Feugere OBM 3bMassalia. AR obol, ca 425-400 BC. 10 mm, 0.88 g. Helmeted head of Athena left. / Wheel of four spokes. F&P (Feugère et Py) OBM-3b.TextImage
Feugere PBM 75,14Massalia, Gaul, ca. 250-49 BC., AE12-13. 3.25 g. [MAC], helmeted head of Athena or Minerva right / X-[P], winged caduceus. Feugère PBM-75-14; LT 2022 var.TextImage
Lanz 97, 76Massalia, Gaul, AR drachm. 2.50g. Ca. 200 BC. Wreathed head of Artemis right, bow and quiver behind shoulder / MAΣΣA, lion walking right, H beneath body. Duchalais 169 var (XH beneath); SNG Cop. 748 var; Mionnet -; Robert -; DLT -.TextImage
Maurel 41Massalia. AR Obol, ca 500-475 BC. 10 mm, 1.1 g. Archaic female head left. / Rough incuse square. Auriol Annexe 2, 12; Maurel 41; LaTour -.TextImage
MHM Supp. 55-1Massalia, Gaul. AR tetrobol or drachm, 16,5 mm 2,77 g. After 200 BC. Draped bust of Artemis right, wearing stephane and triple-pointed pendant earring, quiver behind shoulder, B before head / MAΣΣA above lion walking right, front paw raised, Ξ between the paws, AAE in exergue. MHM Supp. 55-1; Duchalais 107 var (OAE in ex.); Paris (Muret) 1266 var (AAT); DeLaTour 1436 var (fieldmarks); Sear 75-77 var (ditto).TextImage
Mionnet 39Massalia. AR Drachm. Draped bust of Artemis right, bow & quiver over shoulder / MAΣΣA above, ΛA below lion walking left. TextImage
Mionnet 52Obol of Massalia, Gaul 400 BC. Youthful, unbearded head left / MA in two sections of a wheel of four spokes. TextImage
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Mionnet 173Massalia, Gaul, AE12. 3.05 g. MAΣ, helmeted head of Athena right / Athena standing left, holding spear, shield on left arm. Mionnet I, 173; La Tour 2053; Saussaye 388.TextImage
Paris BN 867Massalia, Gaul, AR Drachm. 2.7 g., 15 mm. ca 220-200 BC. Bust of Artemis right, quiver over shoulder / MAΣΣA, Lion walking right; A below. Paris BN 867.TextImage
Paris BN 944Massalia, Gaul, AR Drachm. 2.7 g., 15 mm. ca 220-200 BC. Bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / MAΣΣAΛIHTΩN, Lion standing right; A before. Paris BN 944; Saussaye 71.TextImage
Pautasso 493Massalia, Gaul, AR Diobol ca 200-121 BC. 1.17 gr, 12.27 mm. Head of nymph right / Stylized lion right, head facing, entire body textured with pellets. Pautasso pl. xcviii, 493.TextImage
Poinsignon 118716Gaul, Celtic imitation. AR Obol, 75-25 BC. 9 mm, 0.47 g. imitating Massalia. Laureate head of Apollo left. / M-A in two quarters of a four-spoked wheel. Feugère et Py p 169, OBP-2-3 var; Poinsignon 118716.TextImage
Rosen 1AR Fraction of Massalia, Gaul 475 BC. 1.2 g. Archaic female head left, wearing bonnet and pearls / Incuse square design with pellets in sections. TextImage
Rosen 1 cfGaul, Massalia. Auriol Type. Circa 475-465 BC. AR Tritartemorion (0.75 gm). Female head left, wearing bonnet with pearls / Quadripartite incuse square; within each quadrant, and raised surface. TextImage
Saussaye 140Massalia, Gaul, AR Drachm. 2.7 g., 15 mm. ca 220-200 BC. Bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder, ΡAΔ monogram in right field / MAΣΣA, Lion standing right; A before, XZA below. Saussaye 140; Mionnet 75.TextImage
Rosen_2vGaul, Auriol Hoard type. Circa 470-460 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.43 gm). Female head left, wearing cap / Incuse square punch. TextImage
SNG Cop 723Gaul, Massalia. Circa 3rd century BC. AR Obol, 0.68 g. Youthful male head left / MA in two sections of wheel with 4 spokes. De la Tour 593. TextImage
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SNG Cop 740Gaul, Massalia AE 21mm. Ca late 3rd century BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / MAΣΣA, tripod. TextImage
SNG Cop 748Massalia, Gaul, AR drachm. 2.50g. Ca. 200 BC. Wreathed head of Artemis right, bow and quiver behind shoulder / MAΣΣA, lion walking right. SNG Cop. 748.TextImage
SNG Cop 749 Gaul, Massalia. Head of Artemis right, bow and quiver behind neck / MAΣΣA, lion walking right. TextImage
SNG Munich 380cfMassalia. c100-49 BC. AR Drachm. Draped bust of Artemis right, bow & quiver over shoulder; BAE monogram before / MAΣΣA, lion walking right; N between forelegs, AAP (?) in ex. TextImage
Sear 72Gaul, Massalia. Circa 4th Century BC. AR Obol (0.59 gm). Youthful male head left / Wheel of four spokes with M A (A with angled crossbar). De la Tour 681. TextImage
Sear SG 72 (2)Gaul, Massalia. Circa 4th Century BC. AR Obol (0.59 gm). Youthful male head left / Wheel of four spokes with M A (the A with straight crossbar). De la Tour 681. TextImage
Sear SG 75Massalia, Gaul, AR Drachm. Bust of Diana right, quiver at shoulder / MA.., Crude lion right, AV monogram below. TextImage
Sear SG 76Massalia, Gaul, AR drachm, (2.71g) Bust of Artemis right, quiver at shoulder / MAΣΣ[Λ]IH[TΩN], Crude lion right. TextImage
Sear SG 76Massalia, Gaul, AR drachm. Bust of Diana right, quiver at shoulder. / MAΣΣAΛIHTΩN, Crude lion right, A to upper right. TextImage
Sear SG 77Massalia, Gaul, AR tetrobol. c200 BC, Head of Artemis right / MAΣΣAΛIHTΩN, lion right, paw raised. TextImage
Entry for Gaul, Massalia on the Digital Historia Numorum
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