Dynasty / Name of State : Western Kshatrapas - Kardamaka
Ruler / Authority : Svami-Rudrasimha III
Denomination : Unit
Metal : Lead
Weight (gm) : 3.0-3.5g
Size (mm) : 16x17 mm
Shape : Square
Types/Series : Bull Type
Calendar System : SE (Saka Era)
Issued Year : 322
Minting Technique : Die-Struck
History of Western Kshatrapas - Kardamaka

The Western Kshatrapas ruled over the central and western parts of India. They were Saka rulers of present-day states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh. They ruled alongside the Satavahanas in the south, Guptas to the east, and the Kushanas to the north. In the second to the fourth century CE, Ujjain was their centre.

The Western Kshatrapas dynasty was formed by a King named Chastana around the Malwa region around 78AD. They had a total of 27 independent rulers d...

Read more


All the information on this website is published in good faith and for general information purposes only. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Images and Text material are gathered from different sources and we do not take credit for the same.
Every effort is made to attribute images. However, if you feel a name or credit is missing, please let us know, we would be happy to incorporate.

Add your Comments
  • Comments not available!
Knowledge Base