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Real Fake: The Mysterious and Ever-Changing World of Counterfeiting


February 14, 2013

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Go behind the scenes with professional museum educator and collector extraordinaire Harley Spiller to explore how and why people trust the Almighty Dollar.  Use a magnet detector, an ultra-violet light, and other anti-counterfeiting devices to determine what’s real and what’s real fake.  Spiller explores the mysterious active ingredient in counterfeit-detecting pens and shares little-known secrets behind U.S.currency.  Still, he doesn't know all the tricks so come prepared to handle actual counterfeits and sharpen your skills of intuition and detection.   

Presenter Harley Spiller

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  • Audience: Adults