Constitution provides that the Congress has the power "To coin money". Section prescribes the forms in which the United States dollars should be issued. The pure silver dollar is known as the American Silver Eagle. Section also provides for the minting and issuance of other coins, which have values ranging from one cent to dollars. The Constitution provides that "a regular Statement and Account of the Receipts and Expenditures of all public Money shall be published from time to time". The word "dollar" is one of the words in the first paragraph of Section 9 of Article I of the Constitution.
Authenticity and art cannot be fully separated cf. One particular and highly pragmatic denotation is the banknote, which is linked to authenticity through the history of the counterfeit. Issues of authenticity are transformed by technologies of reproduction. Photography's mechanical reproduction of images illuminated the subtle distinction between the reproduced image of a painting and the original that is unique in time and space cf. Walter Benjamin, In another example, Xerography allows even the amateur to participate in the counterfeiting of money. As the technologies of reproduction evolve into the digital, the distinction between authentic and replica effectively vanishes cf.