'They are exactly as bank notes are' : perceptions and technologies of bank note forgery during the Bank Restriction Period, 1797-1821

  title={'They are exactly as bank notes are' : perceptions and technologies of bank note forgery during the Bank Restriction Period, 1797-1821},
  author={Jack Mockford},
Previous studies of Bank Note forgery in England during the Bank Restriction Period have adopted a highly institutional focus. Thus, much is known about the role played by both the Bank of England and the workings of the criminal justice system in combating both forgers and forged note utterers. The question of how the new system of small denomination Bank Notes impacted upon the day to day lives and understandings of the people that used them has received far less attention. The actual means… Expand
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