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WESTERN KSHATRAPAS: Nahapana, ca. 105-125, AR drachm (2.18g). EF

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WESTERN KSHATRAPAS: Nahapana, ca. 105-125, AR drachm (2.18g). EF
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WESTERN KSHATRAPAS: Nahapana, ca. 105-125, AR drachm (2.18g), Senior-303, king's bust right, with Greek legend around // stylized thunderbolt and arrow, with Brahmi legend Rajno Kshaharatasa Napanasa on left margin (off flan), and Kharoshthi legend Rajno Chaharatasa Nahapanasa on right margin, EF. Nahapana was the great Kshatrapa (Saka) ruler of Gujarat, Malwa and northern Konkan, who ruled for 46 years and even defeated the Satavahanas. The Kshatrapas are considered to be Indo-Scythians, though Nahapana may have had an Indo-Parthian connection.