The Peer to Peer Electronic Money System AgAu represents the direct ownership of silver and gold bullion allocated in Switzerland. We aim to be the easiest way to store and transact redeemable physical LBMA quality precious metals. The Peer to Peer Electronic Money System Learn More Express your interest ABOUT US WHY AGAU?

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A Real Alternative to Fiat

Over millennials, gold has been proven to be the best store of value, medium over exchange and international unit of account. Since 1971, the fiat banking system had exacerbated the instability of the financial system. We believe that gold and silver are a superior form of money. For those who believe the same AgAu wants to provide with a true alternative to fiat currencies.


The principle of voluntaryism is core to the free trade of ideals, goods and services. AgAu offers a direct way to do so eliminating financial intermediaries. AgAu tokens allow for permission-less, decentralised, peer-to-peer transactions.

Direct Ownership and Redeemable on Demand

AgAu believes in the fundamental human right of property. We believe that every human has an alienable right to own their thoughts, their own bodies and other private property. This is why we offer Direct Ownership. Each token represents the direct property of 1 gram of precious metal. 1 gram of gold for AGLD (₳u) and 1gram of Silver for ASLV (₳g). At any time, AgAu token holders can choose to redeem their tokens for the corresponding precious metal in Switzerland.


Every relationship is based on two pillars: Trust and Respect. ₳g₳u ensures transparency and ownership using Distributed Ledger Technology and Smart Contract technologies. With (DLT) more trust is achieved through a decentralised system where the data is immutable and verified by multiple parties. With Smart contracts, rules are respected as they are written in the form of immutable code (“The code is law”).

“In the spirit of the initial Blockchain community, we created AgAu the Peer-to-Peer, Electronic Money System backed by Silver (Ag) and Gold (Au) in Switzerland” 

Thierry ARYS RUIZ - CEO & Chairman


CEO & Chairman

“AgAu differentiate between fiat currency and money. The concept of Precious metals as money is anti-fragile, the more we depart from it, the more reasons we have to go back to it.” 



AgAu offers a stable currency for cross border payments as well as transparent international pricing in a barter trade ecosystem allowing the free exchange of values by establishing a superior form of money enabling everyone to preserve and enjoy the fruits of their labour.

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We are partnering with financial institutions, regulated vaults and storage facilities for custody, exchanges to create liquidity, and offer a lucrative partnership to gold owners and refineries as strategic partners. AgAu has a top-down approach (B2B) aiming to strategically position itself as an institutional-grade product before expanding quickly with our retail distribution partners (B2C).

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Crypto Owner

AgAu wants to reward the community that shares its values. If you are interested in being part of a vibrant and open community that encourages freedom, and moves us towards a better system, express your interest and be the first to own AgAu Tokens.

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Key Features

Allocated and Segregated

AgAu offers only tokens backed 100% by physical and allocated bullion. It is estimated that around 95% of the gold market traded in the financial system is unallocated gold. Buying unallocated gold or silver turns the buyer into a creditor, i.e. the Financial Institution owes the customer the precious metals which he does not own. 

Blockchain Technology

AgAu uses the Ethereum Blockchain which is the most popular and decentralised Blockchain with the largest ecosystem. This serves the vision of AgAu to spread as a permision-less global money system, making it the perfect medium of exchange, store of value and unit of account tradable internationally.


AgAu tokens are tradable 24/7, 365 days a year and are not limited to traditional exchanges. AgAu can be exchanged at any time through crypto exchanges, peer to peer (from wallet to wallet) and other venues. AgAu tokens may enjoy more liquidity than other cryptocurrencies due to its stable backing and the possibility for redemption. At first, price discovery will be ensured using traditional pricing references precious metals being one of the most liquid commodities. 

Redeemable Direct Ownership

AgAu’s token holder is the direct owner of the underlying physical bullion stored in secure private vaults. Tokens can be redeemed at any time against the associated allocated precious metal or can be exchanged against fiat currencies.

Secure and Transparent Trading

Blockchain technology ensures cryptographic security. Transactions are verified in a matter of seconds in an immutable ledger providing full transparency and security to all participants. AgAu is a secure, flexible and cost effective way to utilise gold and silver as payment and as an asset. You can use it however you want.

Privacy and Security

The blockchain allows a relatively anonymous ownership. While all blockchain transactions are published and transparent, the ownership of the crypto wallet is theoretically anonymous. This allows to transact in multiple accounts emulating banking secrecy since nothing publicly links the account to the account holder. Only the private key can identify and transact in each account.

What is AgAu?


AgAu is determined to create an ecosystem where hard-working people can execute transactions instantly in a transparent and permission-less system. AgAu ensures direct ownership of gold and silver by ensuring the transparency, efficiency, and effectiveness while contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Digital inclusion and financial stability are intrinsic to AgAu’s core values.

Unseen technology

By using Distributed Ledger Technology and Smart Contracts, AgAu eliminates central points of failure and creates a stable, secure, and reliable form of money backed by silver and gold in Switzerland.

  • Ethereum Blockchain to issue stable ERC20 compatible tokens
  • Each AgAu token is backed 1 to 1 and represents 1 gram of allocated Good Delivery standard LBMA (London Bullion Market Association) quality (99.99%) gold or silver
  • Redeemable against standard gold and silver bars

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AgAu AG Published its White Paper

AgAu’s vision is to create a world with an open and reliable electronic peer-to-peer sound money system based on gold and silver. Read More Here

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Swiss Silver and Gold Electronic Money System secures investment from high profile bankers and commodity trading experts.

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Mark Valek joins Board of Advisors.

AgAu AG published “AgAu For SDGs Report”

"In the event of a monetary reset, the consensus across the world would most likely be set on gold. "AgAu operates outside the legacy financial system and provides with a solution to depart from the fiat system and go back to sound money. Read More Here


AgAu’s vision is to create a world with an open and reliable electronic peer-to-peer sound money system based on gold and silver. AgAu’s mission is to create a superior form of money enabling more economic freedom for everyone to preserve and enjoy the fruits of their labour.