Terra (The Trade Reference Currency, TRC) is the name of a possible “world currency”. The concept was proposed by Belgian economist and expert on monetary systems Bernard A. Lietaer in 2001, based on a similar proposal from the 1930s. The currency is meant to be based on a basket of the 9-12 most important commodities... Read more
Artmoney is a global, alternative currency made of original art. Artists make their own money. Companies accept artmoney as payment. Collectors buy artmoney as inexpensive, original art. Welcome to a world of imagination and real human relations through creativity!
Liberty Reserve was a Costa Rica-based centralized digital currency service that billed itself as the “oldest, safest and most popular payment processor … serving millions all around a world”. The site had over one million users when it was shut down by the United States government. Prosecutors argued that due to lax security, alleged criminal activity... Read more
Litecoin is a peer-to-peer Internet currency that enables instant, near-zero cost payments to anyone in the world. Litecoin is an open source, global payment network that is fully decentralized without any central authorities. Mathematics secures the network and empowers individuals to control their own finances. Litecoin features faster transaction confirmation times and improved storage efficiency... Read more
Open Source Currency is community currency software that uses the OpenTransact Protocol. It is always open source and always free to download. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit their website.
The opencoin project is about “digital cash”. They have developed a protocol to use the original idea of electronic cash in daily life. For this they have also developed a system consisting of mining software, wallet software and everything that is necessary to have a system for anonymous electronic transactions. Until we add more content... Read more
The Community Exchange System (CES) is a community-based exchange system that provides the means for its users to exchange their goods and services, both locally and remotely. It could also be described as a global complementary trading network that operates without money as it is commonly understood. Until we add more content to this article,... Read more
Air Miles programmes are a form of complementary currency that function as a brand loyalty scheme, in this case for frequent flyers. Air Miles are ‘points’ or ‘credits’ awarded by airlines or other companies to customers, which may be redeemed against flights or as discounts on purchases. Read more
Ven is a global digital currency used by members of a global collaboration network service, Hub Culture. Ven is used to buy, share, and trade knowledge, goods, and services globally. It is the first virtual currency to be used in the financial markets and the first used in commodity and carbon credit trading Read more
Ripple is an online global payment network through which transactions can be made in any currency at low cost. Read more
Freicoin (FRC) is a currency that has been developed using the Bitcoin platform (See cryptocurrency), where the creation and transfer of coins is based on an open-source and peer-to-peer cryptographic protocol that is independent of any central authority. Read more
The Universal Currency (aka UC dollars or UC trade dollars) is a complementary currency used for trade credit transactions between trade exchanges (also known as barter exchanges) located all over the world. Read more
Bitcoin (currency code: BTC or XBT) is a cryptocurrency where the ‘mining’ and transfer of coins is based on an open-source cryptographic protocol that is independent of any central authority. Read more