Every person who shall cast, stamp, engrave, form, make, or mend or begin to cast, stamp, engrave, form, make, or mend, or have in his or her possession or custody any mould, pattern, die, punch, press, or other tool or instrument whatsoever, devised, adapted, and designed for the forging or making any false or counterfeit coin in imitation and similitude of any gold or silver coin current within this state by law or usage, with intent to use and employ it or to cause it to be used or employed in forging or making any false or counterfeit coin as provided in this section, shall be imprisoned not exceeding ten (10) years nor less than two (2) years.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 280, § 10; G.L. 1909, ch. 346, § 10; G.L. 1923, ch. 398, § 10; G.L. 1938, ch. 609, § 10; G.L. 1956, § 11-17-10.)
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 11-17-10
- person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6.