Art: Jack Daws’ counterfeit penny surfaces (Regina Hackett)
From former P-I art critic Regina Hackett’s blog, Another Bouncing Ball:
In 2007, Jack Daws fabricated 10 pennies, each copper-plated, 18-Karat gold, heavier than the usual and slightly smaller. His gallery offered nine for sale for $1,000 each. The 10th Daws dropped into circulation at the Los Angeles International Airport.
What are the chances he’d ever hear from that 10th penny again? Read more
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