Section 248 Indian Penal Code
Section 248 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Altering appearance of coin with intent that it shall pass as coin of different description. It is under CHAPTER XII (OF OFFENCES RELATING TO COIN AND GOVERNMENT STAMPS) of the Code.
Altering appearance of coin with intent that it shall pass as coin of different description
Whoever performs on any 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 three years, and shall also be liable to fine.