What legal issues surround the use of legal tender, i.e. notes and coins, in my artwork?

There are specific rules and criminal penalties for the misuse of monetary notes and coinage, and you should refer to the Royal Mint’s own website for initial guidance.

 

 

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This article is from the Artlaw Archive of Henry Lydiate's columns published in Art Monthly since 1976, and may contain out of date material. The article is for information only, and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. Readers should consult a solicitor for legal advice on specific matters. Artists can get free online legal information from Artquest.