TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-17
Forgery and Counterfeiting

SECTION 11-17-8


§ 11-17-8 Passing of counterfeit coins.

Every person who shall utter or tender in payment as true any false, forged or counterfeit coin, made and forged in imitation and similitude of any gold or silver coin current within this state by law or usage, knowing it to be false or counterfeit, with intent to defraud, shall be imprisoned not exceeding ten (10) years nor less than two (2) years.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 280, § 8; G.L. 1909, ch. 346, § 8; G.L. 1923, ch. 398, § 8; G.L. 1938, ch. 609, § 8; G.L. 1956, § 11-17-8.)