William Chaloner

Eugène François Vidocq
Robin Hood

This week: what do painted clothing, fake coins, and dildoes have in common? All of them factor into the career of one of England’s most fascinating conmen, the forger William Chaloner!

Featured image: A milled silver half groat of James I. This coin shows some evidence of clipping, made easy by its irregular edges. Image source: Wikimedia Commons

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Eugène François Vidocq
Robin Hood

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