Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by peanut3342, May 5, 2010.
PS I always see those penny minting machines at fairs and coin shows for souvenirs.
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Although, im not too sure of the validity of that website.
Personally I love receiving 'defaced' currency. I think it gives a note real character! haha
I always thought Washington was somewhat of a superhero but wow!
Thanks for the replies I'm going to like it here...
You are correct. The operative word is 'fraudulently'.
I believe in this particular U.S. Code, the operative words are "unfit to be reissued."
This one indeed is a little less clear, though, as I'm not looking at the code itself, I wonder if preamble-code further qualifies?
I guess further guidance could be construed from precedent too?
I suspect the government has some more pressing issues to keep them busy rather than running down such affenders.
As far as the government having other things to do you are right! The problem with that is the more the government gets involved the worse things get. LOL
Seems we are short on facts and big on urband legends. After all, how many penny presses existed even in D.C. at the national museums?
Illegal to kill a bat?
Illegal to kill a praying mantis?
Get my point?
Now that,s cool !!
I won't forget that one... I had one scare the sh*t outta me when i was about 6... it was trying to get into the house via a storm-door... I tried kicking it out... my parents stopped me in time and it didn't get hurt...
Needless to say, I got yardsticked real good over that incident!
as long as the bills were not intentionally rendered unfit for circulation, and not used as advertising. He had to stop selling the stamps used to mark the bills, but other people sell them, or one can have one custom-made.
I presume that the bolded statement above would apply to any currency, not just Where's George bills.
Iam going to have to check that site out! sounds like fun!
Looks cool. I wonder how many people take the time to enter in serial number info, zip, etc...
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