Section 243 Indian Penal Code
Section 243 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Possession of Indian coin by person who knew it to be counterfeit when he became possessed thereof. It is under CHAPTER XII (OF OFFENCES RELATING TO COIN AND GOVERNMENT STAMPS) of the Code.
Possession of Indian coin by person who knew it to be counterfeit when he became possessed thereof
Whoever, fraudulently or with intent that fraud may be committed, is in possession of counterfeit coin, which is a counterfeit of 1 [Indian coin], having known at the time when he became possessed of it that it was counterfeit, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.