Cybercash Inc. said its joint effort with Barclays Bank of London, BarclayCoin, has begun accepting small-value payments from debit and credit-card holders outside the United Kingdom.

The service, which revolves around a virtual electronic wallet containing the payment options, was launched in October 1997 for the U.K. market. It allows customers to purchase goods over the Internet at prices up to the equivalent of $16.

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