Digital gold currency

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Digital gold currency (or DGC) is a form of electronic money (or digital currency) based on mass units of gold.wikipedia
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Private currency

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DGCs are known as private currency as they are not issued by governments.
These include commercial trade exchanges that use barter credits as units of exchange, private gold and silver exchanges, local paper money, computerized systems of credits and debits, and digital currencies in circulation, such as digital gold currency.

E-Bullion

E-Bullion was a digital-gold currency exchange that had risen, then become defunct around 2008.
e-Bullion was an Internet-based digital gold currency founded by payza inc of Moorpark, California, as part of their Goldfinger Coin & Bullion group of companies.

Gold certificate

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It is a kind of representative money, like a US paper gold certificate at the time (from 1873 to 1933) that these were exchangeable for gold on demand.
Digital gold currency

E-gold

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e-gold was a digital gold currency founded in 1996.
E-gold was a digital gold currency operated by Gold & Silver Reserve Inc. (G&SR) under e-gold Ltd. that allowed users to open an account on their web site denominated in grams of gold (or other precious metals) and the ability to make instant transfers of value ("spends") to other e-gold accounts.

Cryptonomicon

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The novel Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson uses the idea of a gold-based digital currency in combination with strong cryptography.
Their goal is to facilitate anonymous Internet banking using electronic money and (later) digital gold currency, with a long-term objective to distribute Holocaust Education and Avoidance Pod (HEAP) media for instructing genocide-target populations on defensive warfare.

Cryptocurrency exchange

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For those DGCs, e-currency must be bought and sold via a digital currency exchanger.
Digital gold currency

Gold to Go

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The vending machines update their prices to market value every ten minutes over an internet connection.

Gold as an investment

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Gold as an investment
Digital gold currency systems operate like pool accounts and additionally allow the direct transfer of fungible gold between members of the service.

Silver as an investment

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Silver as an investment
Digital gold currency providers and internet bullion exchanges, such as BullionVault or GoldMoney, offer silver as an alternative to gold.

Gold exchange-traded product

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Gold exchange-traded fund
Digital gold currency

Digital currency

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Digital gold currency (or DGC) is a form of electronic money (or digital currency) based on mass units of gold.

Mass

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Digital gold currency (or DGC) is a form of electronic money (or digital currency) based on mass units of gold.

Gold and Company

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Digital gold currency (or DGC) is a form of electronic money (or digital currency) based on mass units of gold.

Representative money

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It is a kind of representative money, like a US paper gold certificate at the time (from 1873 to 1933) that these were exchangeable for gold on demand.

Unit of account

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The typical unit of account for such currency is linked to grams or troy ounces of gold, although other units such as the gold dinar are sometimes used.

Gram

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The typical unit of account for such currency is linked to grams or troy ounces of gold, although other units such as the gold dinar are sometimes used.

Troy weight

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The typical unit of account for such currency is linked to grams or troy ounces of gold, although other units such as the gold dinar are sometimes used.

Gold dinar

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The typical unit of account for such currency is linked to grams or troy ounces of gold, although other units such as the gold dinar are sometimes used.

Gold bar

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Digital gold currencies are issued by a number of companies, each of which provides a system that enables users to pay each other in units that hold the same value as gold bullion.

Currency

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These competing providers issue a type of independent currency.

World currency

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Proponents claim that DGC offers a truly global and borderless world currency system which is independent of exchange rate variations and political manipulation.

Exchange rate

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Proponents claim that DGC offers a truly global and borderless world currency system which is independent of exchange rate variations and political manipulation.

ISO 4217

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Gold, silver, platinum and palladium each have recognized international currency codes under ISO 4217.

Fractional-reserve banking

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Unlike fractional-reserve banking, DGCs hold 100% of clients' funds in reserve as gold, silver, and/or platinum, which can be exchanged via digital certificates.

Inflation

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Proponents of DGC systems say that deposits are protected against inflation, devaluation and other economic risks inherent in fiat currencies.