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New cryptocurrency release on may 10

List article detailing notable cryptocurrencies

The number of cryptocurrencies available over the internet as of 19 August 2018[update] is over 1600 and growing.[1] A new cryptocurrency can be created at any time.[2] By market capitalization, Bitcoin is currently (December 15, 2018) the largest blockchain network, followed by Ripple, Ethereum and Tether.[3]

As of 15 December 2018, total cryptocurrencies market capitalization is $100bn and larger than GDP of 127 countries.[citation needed]



Below are some notable cryptocurrencies:

Release Currency Symbol Founder(s) Hash algorithmProgramming language of implementation Cryptocurrency blockchain
(PoS, PoW, or other)
2009 BitcoinBTC,[4] XBT, Satoshi Nakamoto[nt 1]SHA-256d[5][6]C++[7]PoW[6][8]The first and most widely used decentralized ledger currency,[9] with the highest market capitalization.[10]
2011 LitecoinLTC, Ł Charlie Lee ScryptC++[11]PoWOne of the first cryptocurrencies to use Scrypt as a hashing algorithm.

2011 NamecoinNMC Vincent Durham[12][13]SHA-256d C++[14]PoWAlso acts as an alternative, decentralized DNS.

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2012 PeercoinPPC Sunny King
(pseudonym)[citation needed]
SHA-256d[citation needed]C++[15]PoW & PoSThe first cryptocurrency to use POW and POS functions.

2013 DogecoinDOGE, XDG, Ð Jackson Palmer
& Billy Markus[16]
Scrypt[17]C++[18]PoWBased on the Doge internet meme.

2013[citation needed]GridcoinGRC Rob Hälford[citation needed]ScryptC++[19]Decentralized PoSLinked to citizen science through the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing[20]
2013 PrimecoinXPM Sunny King
(pseudonym)[citation needed]
1CC/2CC/TWN[21]TypeScript, C++[22]PoW[21]Uses the finding of prime chains composed of Cunningham chains and bi-twin chains for proof-of-work.

2013 Ripple[23][24]XRP Chris Larsen &
Jed McCaleb[25]
ECDSA[26]C++[27]"Consensus" Designed for peer to peer debt transfer. Not based on bitcoin.

2013 NxtNXT BCNext
SHA-256d[28]Java[29]PoSSpecifically designed as a flexible platform to build applications and financial services around its protocol.

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2014 AuroracoinAUR Baldur Odinsson
ScryptC++[31]PoWCreated as an alternative currency for Iceland, intended to replace the Icelandic króna.

2014 DashDASH Evan Duffield &
Kyle Hagan[32]
X11C++[33]PoW & Proof of Service[nt 2]A bitcoin-based currency featuring instant transactions, decentralized governance and budgeting, and private transactions.
2014 NEONEO Da Hongfei & Erik Zhang SHA-256 & RIPEMD160C#[34]dBFTChina based cryptocurrency, formerly ANT Shares and ANT Coins.

The names were changed in 2017 to NEO and GAS.

2014 MazaCoinMZC BTC Oyate Initiative SHA-256d C++[35]PoWThe underlying software is derived from that of another cryptocurrency, ZetaCoin.
2014 MoneroXMR Monero Core Team CryptoNight[36]C++[37]PoWPrivacy-centric coin using the CryptoNote protocol with improvements for scalability and decentralization.

2014 NEMXEM UtopianFuture (pseudonym) SHA3-512Java[38]POI The first hybrid public/private blockchain solution built from scratch, and first to use the Proof of Importance algorithm using EigenTrust++ reputation system.

2014 PotCoinPOT Potcoin core dev team ScryptC++[39]PoSDeveloped to service the legalized cannabis industry in the United States.
2014 TitcoinTIT Edward Mansfield & Richard Allen[40]SHA-256d TypeScript, C++[41]PoWThe first cryptocurrency to be nominated for a major adult industry award.[42]
2014 VergeXVG Sunerok Scrypt, x17, groestl, blake2s, and lyra2rev2 C, C++[43]PoWFeatures anonymous transactions using Tor.

2014 StellarXLM Jed McCalebStellar Consensus Protocol (SCP) [44]C, C++[45]Stellar Consensus Protocol (SCP) [44]Open-source, decentralized global financial network.

2014 VertcoinVTC Bushido Lyra2RE[46]C++[47]PoWAims to be ASIC resistant.
2015 Ether or "Ethereum" ETH Vitalik Buterin[48]Ethash[49]C++, Go[50]PoWSupports Turing-complete smart contracts.

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2015 Ethereum ClassicETC Ethash[49]PoWAn alternative version of Ethereum[51] whose blockchain does not include the DAO Hard-fork.[52] Supports Turing-complete smart contracts.
2015 TetherUSDT Jan Ludovicus van der Velde[53]Omnicore[54]PoWTether claims to be backed by USD at a 1 to 1 ratio.

The company has been unable to produce promised audits.[55]

2016 ZcashZEC Zooko WilcoxEquihashC++[56]PoWThe first open, permissionless financial system employing zero-knowledge security.

2017 Bitcoin CashBCH[57]SHA-256d PoWHard fork from Bitcoin, Increased Block size from 1mb to 8mb
2017 EOS.IOEOS Dan LarimerWebAssembly, Rust, C, C++[58]delegated PoSFeeless Smart contract platform for decentralized applications and decentralized autonomous corporations with a block time of 500 ms.[58]



  1. ^It is not known whether the name "Satoshi Nakamoto" is real or a pseudonym, nor whether it represents one person or a group.
  2. ^Via Masternodes containing 1000 DASH held as collateral for "Proof of Service".

    Through an automated voting mechanism, one Masternode is selected per block and receives 45% of mining rewards.

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    "Gridcoin: Crypto-Currency using Berkeley Open Infrastructure Network Computing Grid as a Proof Of Work"(PDF). Retrieved April 11, 2016.

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  37. ^"Monero on GitHub".
  38. ^"NEM on GitHub".
  39. ^"PotCoin on GitHub".
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    "Titcoin Is a Brand New Cryptocurrency for Porn Purchases". Vice Magazine. Retrieved June 18, 2014.

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Market capitalizations of cryptocurrencies as of January 27, 2018