No. The problem is that today, all governments, including the so-called free U.S., hinder or prohibit the use of real money. They have replaced real money with their own fiat money schemes and credit manipulations. The U.S. "dollar", for example, is nothing more than funny money. Any value it has is dependent on the police and military power to seize and control assets.
See the Amazon book listings on my Hub
"The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve" by G. Edward Griffin.
"What Has Government Done to Our Money? and The Case for a 100 Percent Gold Dollar" by Murray Rothbard.
For an example of how the U.S. has squashed real money, see