18 USC 486 - Uttering coins of gold, silver or other metal
Sec. 486. Uttering coins of gold, silver or other metalWhoever, except as authorized by law, makes or utters or passes, or attempts to utter or pass, any coins of gold or silver or other metal, or alloys of metals, intended for use as current money, whether in the resemblance of coins of the United States or of foreign countries, or of original design, shall be fined under this title  or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.
 See 1994 Amendment note below.
Last modified: July 21, 2011