CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
FORGERY AND COUNTERFEITING
18-3609. Possession of counterfeit coin. Every person who has in his possession, or receives for any other person, any counterfeit gold or silver coin of the species current in this state, or any counterfeit gold dust, gold or silver bullion or bars, lumps, pieces, or nuggets, with the intention to sell, utter, put off, or pass the same, or permits, causes, or procures the same to be sold, uttered, or passed, with intention to defraud any person, knowing the same to be counterfeit, is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison not less than one (1) nor more than fourteen (14) years.
[18-3609, added 1972, ch. 336, sec. 1, p. 918.]