Shailendra Bhandare is Assistant Keeper, Numismatics, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, UK. His recent publications include ‘Not Just a Pretty Face: Interpretations of Alexander’s Numismatic Imagery in the Hellenic East’, in Himanshu Prabha Ray and D. T. Potts (eds), Memory as History: The Legacy of Alexander in Asia (2007); and ‘Numismatics and History: The Maurya-Gupta Interlude in the Gangetic Plain’, in Patrick Olivelle (ed.), Between the Empires: Society in India 300 BCE to 400 CE (2006).