Indo-Sakas in Western India, silver drachm, Vijayasena (238-250 AD) as Mahakshatrap, 249 AD

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Bust of Vijayasena, with corrupted Greek legend (Indo-Greek style),date in Brahmi numerals behind (171 Saka Era = 249 AD) / Three-archedhill or Chaitya, with river, crescent and sun, within legend in Brahmi Rajno Mahaksatrapasa Damasenasaputrasa Rajno Mahaksatrapasa Vijayasanasa. With a full date,rare as such. 14mm, 2.21 grams. "Studies in the Coinage of WesternKshatrapas" #516-518.The Western Kshatrapas, or Western Satraps, (35-405 CE) were Saka rulers of the western and central part of India (Saurashtra and Malwa: modern Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh states). They were contemporaneous with the Kushans who ruled the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, and the Satavahana (Andhra) who ruled in Central India.