Punishments for counterfeiting attempts have been known to be severe, but those attempts continue. Counterfeiting has been around since the invention of money itself, but we are always finding ways to increase security measures for our money.
In this Museum Masterpiece video, ANA Communications Coordinator Amanda Miller shares some of the history behind counterfeiting, how it's changed over the years, and what kinds of security measures are in place to combat it today.
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About the American Numismatic Association
The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and encouraging people to study and collect coins and related items. The Association serves collectors, the general public, and academic communities with an interest in numismatics.
The ANA helps all people discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of educational programs including its museum, library, publications, conventions and numismatic seminars and webinars.
Introduce a Child to the Hobby You Cherish!
Introduce a child to coin collecting with the gift of ANA membership. And for a limited time, your young gift recipient (age 5-17) also will receive a package of fun collectibles!