Newly-counterfeited coins cool in the mold.
Interpreter Mike Noftsger painstakingly applies gold leaf to illegal tender.
Gilt confers false value on worthless slugs.
A silversmith's tools are tasked in the making of false gold.
Fresh coins are counted and stacked into piles of illusory value.
Lowe Jackson, portrayed by Mark Sowell, was a Williamsburg silversmith who counterfeited coins.
A palmful of convincing coins, ready for circulation.
Roger Hohensee assists in the operation.
The suspect coin is evaluated in court.
Tom Hay assists in the trial. Joseph Musika weighs the evidence. Clayton Williams makes a judgment.
Coarse rope knotted tight is the counterfeiter's last collar. Richard Nicoll tugs the line.
Darin Tschopp's team of oxen awaits its burden.
Tried and convicted, the criminal is delivered to the site of his demise.
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