Thursday, October 12, 2006

'Liberty Dollars' Can Buy Users A Prison Term, U.S. Mint Warns (Washington Post)

Once upon a time, a "monetary architect" named Bernard von NotHaus decided to make his own money.

He put a beautiful Lady Liberty and a majestic flaming torch on the silver and gold coins, and he named them "Liberty Dollars." On his Web site, http://www.libertydollar.org , he said: "It is fun to use REAL money. Liberty Dollars are a proven and profitable currency that protects and grows the purchasing power of your money!"

Full story at:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/09/AR2006100900993.html?nav=rss_business

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