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Vijayasena (reigned 238-250) was a Saka ruler of the Western Satraps in India during the 2nd century CE.[1][2] He was one of 4 sons of Damasena that ascended to the throne.[3] In 242 CE, he was usurped by Isvaradatta, and regained the throne about a year and a half later. He was succeeded by his brother, Damajadasri III.[3]

Vijayasena
Western Satrap king
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Drachme of Vijayasena
Reign238-250 CE
PredecessorYasodaman I
SuccessorIsvaradatta, Damajadasri III
FatherDamasena

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Visva-Bharati Annals. Visva-Bharati. 1955. p. 51.
  2. ^ Majumdar, Ramesh Chandra (1977). Ancient India. Motilal Banarsidass. p. 537. ISBN 9788120804364.
  3. ^ a b Smith, Vincent Arthur (1906). Catalogue of the Coins in the Indian Museum Calcutta Including the Cabinet of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. Clarendon Press. p. 124.
Preceded by
Yasodaman I
Western Satrap
238–250
Succeeded by
Damajadasri III