• Can I get the actual silver instead of the Warehouse Receipts?

    Yes. You can redeem your silver at any time. If you have eLD, there is an easy way to do it through our system. For Silver Certificates, simply visit our Redemption Page and follow the instructions there.  

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  • Can I buy things with eLD or Liberty Dollars?

    Yes. Our LD Marketplace and LD Classifieds are two ways to find things you want and need that can be purchased with eLD and Liberty Dollars, and you can barter with anyone who is willing to accept Warehouse Receipts in exchange for goods or services.  In addition, the Liberty Dollar General Store accepts eLD for thousands of items! However, it’s important to remember Liberty Dollars are NOT Legal Tender. This means that you cannot put them in the bank, pay taxes or other government fees with them and no one is legally required to accept them.  

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  • Why do you value silver at $25 per ounce when the spot price is lower?

    Because the spot price changes frequently, we use a higher base in order to make our Warehouse Receipts remain stable at a given value for a period of time. In the event that the spot price of silver rises above that base and remains there for any length of time, we will adjust that base upward. Currently, we sell only the highest quality Silver rounds and bars at a Member Discount off our Silver Base of $25 per ounce, which means that the warehouse receipts are valued at that rate, as well.

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  • Is the Liberty Dollar Network an investment company or broker?

    No. We are sellers of Silver Bullion. Our Warehouse Receipts meet the requirements under US law as Negotiable Bearer instruments and can lawfully be used in barter, but we do not promote buying our silver in the hope of a profitable return in the future.  

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  • Isn’t it against the law to use Liberty Dollars?

    No. eLD and Liberty Dollars are Warehouse Receipts giving you title to a specific volume of .999 Fine Silver stored for you in our own or a third party’s facilities, and may be lawfully traded for goods or services. Silver Specie, the actual silver rounds or bars, however, are prohibited from direct use in commerce by law, and this was the case made by the government against Bernard von NotHaus and the original Liberty Dollar. This is why Liberty Dollar Network does not offer any silver rounds that are designed to be used as money. or even look like the old Silver Libertys.  

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  • Is the Liberty Dollar Network promoting an alternative currency to compete with Legal Tender?

    No. Liberty Dollars are legal Silver Certificate Bearer Warehouse Receipts that are evidence of title to a specific amount of .999 Fine Silver stored with us, and may be freely traded with anyone. eLD is a system for the exchange of Digital Warehouse Receipts, but neither of them constitute “Legal Tender.” Both are intended as mediums of barter, and either is redeemable in .999 fine Silver Bullion rounds or bars.

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