Indian Penal Code, 1860
231. Counterfeiting coin
Whoever counterfeits or knowingly performs any part of the process of counterfeiting coin, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which nay extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.
Explanation- A person commits this offence who intending to practice deception, or knowing it to be likely that deception will thereby be practiced, causes a genuine coin to appear like a different coin.