CRIMES, PUNISHMENTS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL CASES (Chapters 263 through 280)
CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
FORGERY AND CRIMES AGAINST THE CURRENCY
Notes, bills, orders or checks as currency
Section 21. Whoever issues or passes a note, bill, order or check, other than foreign bills of exchange, the notes or bills of a bank incorporated by the laws of this commonwealth, of the United States, of some one of the United States or of any of the British provinces of North America, with the intent that the same shall be circulated as currency, shall be punished by a fine of fifty dollars.