Sec. 470. Counterfeit acts committed outside the United States. 471. Obligations or securities of United States. 472. Uttering counterfeit obligations or securities. 473. Dealing in counterfeit obligations or securities. 474. Plates, stones, or analog, digital, or electronic images for counterfeiting obligations or securities. 474A. Deterrents to counterfeiting of obligations and securities. 475. Imitating obligations or securities; advertisements. 476. Taking impressions of tools used for obligations or securities. 477. Possessing or selling impressions of tools used for obligations or securities. 478. Foreign obligations or securities. 479. Uttering counterfeit foreign obligations or securities. 480. Possessing counterfeit foreign obligations or securities. 481. Plates, stones, or analog, digital, or electronic images for counterfeiting foreign obligations or securities. 482. Foreign bank notes. 483. Uttering counterfeit foreign bank notes. 484. Connecting parts of different notes. 485. Coins or bars. 486. Uttering coins of gold, silver or other metal. 487. Making or possessing counterfeit dies for coins. 488. Making or possessing counterfeit dies for foreign coins. 489. Making or possessing likeness of coins. 490. Minor coins. 491. Tokens or paper used as money. 492. Forfeiture of counterfeit paraphernalia. 493. Bonds and obligations of certain lending agencies. 494. Contractors’ bonds, bids, and public records. 495. Contracts, deeds, and powers of attorney. 496. Customs matters. 497. Letters patent. 498. Military or naval discharge certificates. 499. Military, naval, or official passes. 500. Money orders. 501. Postage stamps, postage meter stamps, and postal cards. 502. Postage and revenue stamps of foreign governments. 503. Postmarking stamps. 504. Printing and filming of United States and foreign obligations and securities. 505. Seals of courts; signatures of judges or court officers. 506. Seals of departments or agencies. 507. Ship’s papers. 508. Transportation requests of Government. 509. Possessing and making plates or stones for Government transportation requests. 510. Forging endorsements on Treasury checks or bonds or securities of the United States. 511. Altering or removing motor vehicle identification numbers. 511A. Unauthorized application of theft prevention decal or device. 512. Forfeiture of certain motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts. 513. Securities of the States and private entities. 514. Fictitious obligations.

2001—Pub. L. 107–56, title III, §§ 374(e)(4), 375(d)(4),Oct. 26, 2001, 115 Stat. 340, 341, substituted “, stones, or analog, digital, or electronic images” for “or stones” in items 474 and 481.
1996—Pub. L. 104–208, div. A, title I, § 101(f) [title VI, § 648(b)(2)], title II, § 2603(b)(2),Sept. 30, 1996, 110 Stat. 3009–314, 3009–368, 3009–470, amended analysis identically, adding item 514.
1994—Pub. L. 103–322, title XII, § 120003(b)(1), title XXII, § 220003(d)(2), title XXXIII, § 330010(14),Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2022, 2077, 2144, added item 470, struck out extraneous period after “money” in item 491, and added item 511A.
1992—Pub. L. 102–550, title XV, § 1553(b),Oct. 28, 1992, 106 Stat. 4071, added item 474A.
1990—Pub. L. 101–647, title XXXV, § 3513,Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 4922, substituted “or paper used as money.” for “used as money or similar to coins” in item 491, “matters” for “entry certificates” in item 496, and “stamps, postage meter stamps,” for “stamps” in item 501.
1986—Pub. L. 99–646, § 31(b),Nov. 10, 1986, 100 Stat. 3598, redesignated second item 510, relating to securities of the State and private entities, as item 513 and substituted “States” for “State”.
1984—Pub. L. 98–547, title II, § 201(b),Oct. 25, 1984, 98 Stat. 2770, added items 511 and 512.
Pub. L. 98–473, title II, § 1105(b),Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2145, added second item 510 “Securities of the State and private entities”.
1983—Pub. L. 98–151, § 115(c),Nov. 14, 1983, 97 Stat. 977, added item 510, relating to forging endorsements.
1965—Pub. L. 89–81, title II, § 211(b),July 23, 1965, 79 Stat. 257, struck out “Gold or silver” before “Coins or bars” in item 485.
1958—Pub. L. 85–921, § 2,Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1771, substituted “Printing and filming of United States and foreign obligations and securities” for “Printing stamps for philatelic purposes” in item 504.
1951—Act July 16, 1951, ch. 226, § 5(c),65 Stat. 122, struck out “; publisher’s illustrations excepted” in item 489.

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