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IPC Section 248: Altering Appearance Of Coin With Intent That It Shall Pass As Coin Of Different Description
Whoever performs on any coin any operation which alters the appearance of that coin, with the intention that the said coin shall pass as a coin of a different description, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine.
-Text In Indian Penal Code
|Offence||Altering appearance of any coin with intent that it shall pass as a coin of a different description|
|Punishment||3 Years + Fine|
|Triable By||Magistrate First Class|
|Offence Compoundable||Offence is NOT Compoundable|