Kalakriti Art Gallery invites to a lecture by Shailendra Bhandare, Assistant Keeper, South Asian and Oriental Numismatics, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford. On history of the Satavahanas – their coinage ‘The Satavahanas: History, Trade and Coinage’ in collaboration with Deccan Heritage Foundation.
The lecture will focus on a very significant aspect of evidence we have on hands to reconstruct the history of the Satavahanas – their coinage. it will illustrate how coins can be deployed in studying important aspects of this history, such as the chronology of the Satavahanas, through numismatic methodologies. it will also present an overarching picture of Satavahana monetary history and the role their coinage played in underpinning important historical processes like trade and urbanization.