Provision

Whoever delivers to any other person as genuine, or attempts to induce any other person to receive as genuine, any counterfeit coin which he knows to be counterfeit, but which he did not know to be counterfeit at the time when he took it into his possession, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine to an amount which may extend to ten times the value of the coin counterfeited, or with both.


Simply put

Whoever either delivers a counterfeit coin to anyone as genuine, about which he has knowledge that it is counterfeit, but which he did not know to be counterfeit at the time he took it in his possession, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to two years, or with fine extending up to the worth of ten times the value of the coin counterfeited, or with both.



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