This is not an attempt to list every alternative currency available as the list is growing too fast for any one to stay current but a good start is found at the Complementary Currency Resource database.

The Wir

Other approaches include the Wir – short for Wirtschaftsring (‘economic circle’) – Europe’s oldest bartering operation, aiming specifically at smaller companies. It is so widespread in Switzerland that it amounts to a virtual currency in parallel to the Swiss franc. Wir started in 1934, by 1993, it had a turnover of £12 billion and 65,000 corporate members. Wir is a barter system, but using a currency all of its own, so that people exchange goods and services inside the circle, without using Swiss Francs. They create the money by going into debt to each other, and then must pay it off by providing services for others.

pasted from http://brixtonpound.org/about/other/

 

Alternative currencies using the cyclose platform

Open source banking software

http://project.cyclos.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=233&Itemid=236






Alternative Currencies

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