Dr Shailendra Bhandare

Shailendra Bhandare

BPharmSci MA PhD Mumbai

Department Profile​​​​​

Dr Shailendra Bhandare


Assistant Keeper (South Asian Numismatics), Heberden Coin Room, Ashmolean Museum

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Fellow


Research Interests

  • Indian Coinage: its historical context, utility and evolution with specific attention to the early historic, medieval (Mughal) and modern periods. Also its significance for undertaking studies of broad historical interests such as cross-cultural syncretism, urbanisation and colonialism
  • Applicability of Indian Numismatics for various Indological themes such as art, iconography, epigraphy and archaeology