Coins from Sardinia
Sardinia is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Around the 9th century BC the Phoenicians began visiting Sardinia with increasing frequency, presumably initially needing safe over-night and/or all-weather anchorages along their trade routes from the coast of modern-day Lebanon as far afield as the African and European Atlantic coasts and beyond.

In the 6th century BC, after the conquest of western Sicily, the Carthaginians planned to annex Sardinia. A first invasion attempt led by Malco was foiled by the victorious Nuraghic resistance. However, from 510 BC, the southern and west-central part of the island was invaded a second time and came under Carthaginian rule.

In 238 BC, the Romans annexed Sardinia from the Carthaginians, and it became part of the province of Corsica and Sardinia. Roman rule in Sardinia lasted 694 years, during which time the province was an important source of grain for the capital. Latin came to be the dominant spoken language during this period, though Roman culture was slower to take hold, and Roman rule was often contested by the Sardinian tribes from the mountainous regions.
Sardinia
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An AR Denarius Serratus struck 81 BC in Sardinia
Obverse: draped bust of Diana right, bow and quiver over shoulder, bucranium above

Reverse: togate figure standing left before flaming altar, holding sprinkler over sacrificial bull, all on stone platform, A·POST ·A·F S·N·(AL)BIN

Diameter: 0 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 3.7 g

According story described by Livy: in Sabina a cattle of admirable size and beauty was born. Animal was sacrificed and his skull (bucranium) was placed in temple of Diana where it commemorate this wonder. The event was considered to be a prophetic sign that town whose citizen sacrifice the animal will rule. Before battle at Regillius Lake Roman citizen (Postumius' ancestor) took the cattle and sacrificed it in the temple of Diana on Aventine.

Crawford 372/1, SRCV I 296, Sydenham 745, RSC I Postumia 7
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An AR Denarius Serratus struck 81 BC in Sardinia
Obverse: veiled head of Hispania right, HISPAN

Reverse: togate figure standing left, extending hand toward legionary eagle right; fasces with axe right A· / (AL)BIN / N·S· / POST·A·F

Diameter: 0 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 3.8 g

Refers to the praetorship of L. Postumius Albinus over Spain and his successful expeditions against the Vaccaei and Lusitani, and the levying of troops for this campaign.

Crawford 372/2, Sydenham 746, RSC I Postumia 8, BMCRR I Rome 2839, SRCV I 297
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An AR Denarius Serratus struck 79 BC in Sardinia
Obverse: diademed head of Venus right; S·C

Reverse: Victory right in triga holding reins; XXXIII / C·N(AE)·B(AL)B

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
ex Naumann ex Forum Ancient Coins
Crawford 382/1b, SRCV I 309, RSC I Naevia 6, Sydenham 769b, BMCRR Rome 2937 var. (XXXIIII)
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An AR Denarius struck 124 (121)BC in Sardinia | Rome
Obverse: helmet head of Roma right; X

Reverse: Dioscuri riding on horses right, holding spear; C·PLVTI / ROMA

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.8 g
the last or second last issue with Dioscuri
Crawford 278/1, SRCV I 153, Sydenham 410, RSC I Plautia 1
(5) C. Sulpicius
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An AE As struck 103 BC in Sardinia
Obverse: Laureate head of Janus; above, mark of value.

Reverse: Prow right; C•SVLPI above; palm-branch in right field; ROMA below.

Diameter: 30 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 32.68 g
Provenance: Private purchase (August 2017).
Crawford 312/2
(6) Carthage
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An AE unit struck 300-264 BC in Carthage | Sardinia
Obverse: head of Tanit left

Reverse: head of horse right

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.33 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Cop 149, Alexandropoulos 57, Müller Afrique 268
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An AE Sextans struck 211 BC in Sardinia
Obverse: draped bust of Mercury right wearing winged petasos; ●●

Reverse: prow of galley right, fighting platform with club; ROMA / C /●●

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 4 g
If C really stood for L. Cornelius Lentulus praetor of Sardinia, he would be the first moneyer with name on his coins.
Crawford 63/6, Sydenham 157d, BMCRR Italy 187, SRCV I 1220
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An AR Denarius Serratus struck 78 (79)BC in Sardinia
Obverse: head of Juno Sospita right waering goat skin; bucket behind

Reverse: Gryphon springing right; jug below L.PAPI

Diameter: 0 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 4 g

Gens Papia was Samnite origin and family came from Lanuvium.

Crawford 384/1 (symbol 11); Sydenham 773; Papia 1; British museum 1902,0206.106
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An AR Denarius Serratus struck 80 BC in Sardinia
Obverse: head of Juno Sospita right wearing goat skin, S·C

Reverse: Juno Sospita in biga right holding spear, reins and shield, snake below, L.PROCILI.F

Diameter: 0 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 3.9 g

Juno Sospita offered protection to women, accompanying them throughout their lives from birth to death. She was often called upon by infertile women to aid in conception. Juno Sospita had a two temples at Rome, but her most famous temple was at Lanuvium. Her statue there, as described by Cicero and as depicted on coinage, wore a goatskin coat with a goat-horned headdress. Her attribute, the serpent, inhabited a grotto near her temple, and was fed annually by a young girl, who, if a virgin, escaped unharmed, but if not, was destroyed.

Crawford 379/2, SRCV I 307, Sydenham 772, RSC I Procilia 2
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An AR Denarius struck 121 (123)BC in Sardinia | Rome
Obverse: head of Roma right wearing winged helmet ROMA X

Reverse: Victory in quadriga right holding reins and palm branch M·F(AN)·C·F

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 4.1 g
No notes for this coin
Crawford 275/1, SRCV I 150, Sydenham 419, RSC I Fannia 1
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An AR Denarius Serratus struck 83-82 BC in Sardinia
Obverse: laureate head of Jupiter right, S·C / Q·

Reverse: Victory riding in quadriga right, holding wreath, reins and palm branch, Q·(ANT)O·B(AL)B / PR

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.9 g

Moneyer who belonged to the opposition of Sulla struck these coins as praetor in Sardinia according special decree of senate (Senatus Consulto). He was driven from Sardinia by L. Philippus, the legate of Sulla, and slain. Victory on reverse didn't avert defeat of oppositon in battle of Colline Gate.

Crawford 364/1a, SRCV I 279, Sydenham 742b, RSC I Antonia 1
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An AR Denarius struck 120 (124)BC in Sardinia | Rome
Obverse: head of Roma right waering winged helmet LABEO ROMA X

Reverse: Jupiter in quadriga right, holding reins and scepter, hurling thunderbolt, rostrum tridens below Q·FABI

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.9 g
After 124 B.C., the mark of value is represented either by (XVI) in monogram or X. The Rostrum on the reverse probably refers to the moneyer's grandfather and namesake and his naval victories in 189-188 B.C. -- Roman Republican Coinage by Michael H. Crawford
Crawford 273/1, SRCV I 148, Sydenham 532, RSC I Fabia 1
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An AR Denarius struck 120 (122)BC in Sardinia | Rome
Obverse: head of Roma right wearing winged helmet RVF X

Reverse: Dioscuri riding on horses right, holding spear Q·MINV ROMA

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.9 g
the last or second last issue with Dioscuri
Crawford 277/1, SRCV I 152, Sydenham 421, RSC I Minucia 1
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An AE Quadrans struck 211-206 BC in Sardinia?
Obverse: head of Hercules right wearing lion skin; ●●●

Reverse: prow of galley right ROMA; ●●●

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
Sardinia, Sicily or south Italy Probably overstrike on Cartaginian Tanit/horse head issue from Sardinia: http://www.ancientcoingallery.net/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/345_Carthage_horse_head.jpg
Crawford cf. 56/5; RBW 210. Cf.; McCabe H1
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An AR Denarius Serratus struck 78 (79)BC in Sardinia
Obverse: diademed draped bust of Diana right, bow and quiver over shoulder, S·C

Reverse: Victory in biga right, holding wreath, reins and palm branch, LXIII TI·CLA(VD)·TI·F / (AP)·N

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.8 g
This issue was authorized by Senate decree (Senatus Consulto), most likely to pay for the extensive military operations during the dictatorship of Sulla. The obverse refers to the Sabine origin of the Claudius Gens.
Crawford 383/1, SRCV I 310, Sydenham 770a, RSC I Claudia 6