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Gift Card Tokens for Friends and Family.

Merchcoins represent gift cards from major retailers. Instantly buy, send, or exchange Merchcoins - no gift card code revealed until redemption.

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Merchcoins are backed by gift cards from major retailers:

How to Use Merchcoins

1. Buy a Merchcoin

Buy a Merchcoin through the "Buy Now" widget above. One Merchcoin represents $1 worth of a gift card.

2. Use in Crypto

Use Merchcoins to exchange, send, trade and receive real-world backed value within the crypto ecosystem.

3. Redeem on Demand

You decide when to redeem your Merchcoins for a store's gift card. Simply fill out the redeem form above.

No Sign Up, No Fiat Needed

Purchase or redemption of merchcoins totalling less than $10,000 USD per day does not require registration.

Fraud Prevention

Merchcoins are held within your own wallet. Merchcoins.com does not have custody of your merchcoins.

Safe Haven in Volatile Times

Need to get out of ETH in turbulent markets? Merchcoins have stable value in the real world.

Frequently Asked Questions



Merchcoins are backed by both digital currency and ready-to-go gift card codes.

On redemption of a Merchcoin, our Merchcoin wallet will send the redeemer a ready-to-go gift card code either directly or by purchasing the underlying gift card with our digital currency float.

Currently, you can use ETH, DAI and USDC.

Amazon backed merchcoins are TBD. You can request Amazon in the form on the right hand side of this page: merchcoins.com/discover/

The full list of retailers can be viewed here: merchcoins.com/discover/

We are actively working to make redemption an instantaneous process. Currently, it can take up to 24 hours for major retailers. However, smaller, lesser-known retailers may take up to 48 hours.

Merchcoins are held within your own personal wallet. We do not have custody of any of your assets.

During the redemption process, we act as a trusted party. We're happy to help you test out the process, and verify that redemption will always work.

In addition, we provide a buyback program for all major merchcoins, where we'll always buy back the merchcoin at a specific price point.

If you would like us to start providing buy side liquidity for a specific Merchcoin, reach out at info@merchcoins.com.

Retailer requests can be made in the form on the right hand side of this page: merchcoins.com/discover/

Due to security risks, you will not be able to upload a physical gift card.

Unfortunately, you will not be able to transfer your Merchcoins into cash (USD). However, you can exchange them for DAI and USDC.