Provision

Whoever performs on [any Indian 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 seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Simply put

The section says that whoever performs any operation on any Indian coin resulting into alteration in its appearance, with the intention the said coin shall pass as coin of a different description, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.



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