Forgery involves the creation of a document or other artifact with the intent to decieve. Within History Stack Exchange, we're interested in the effect that forgeries have on historical events and using historical scholarship to prove or disprove forgeries.

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Did a forged seal ever seriously compromise a political or military operation?

Wax and clay seals have always struck me as a rather imperfect security mechanism. Better than nothing, of course, but imperfect. So I was interested to learn that Los Alamos National Laboratory's ...
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Has a state ever “attacked” another one by printing fake money?

Has any state ever performed an "economic attack" against another state, by printing fake money of the victim's currency? Or, is it known if someone ever considered doing it, and which were the ...