List of cryptocurrencies
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This is a list of cryptocurrencies. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Cryptocurrency with the most famous, popular, notable and highest market capitalization. First block chain to support currency creation by interest paid on debt. Solidus Bond proto smart-contract. One of the first digital coins patented in the US.
First block chain to support encrypted mail with attachments. Not based on bitcoin. It is commonly used to convert other cryptocurrencies to USD. Retrieved December 31, A Brief Thematic Review. Economics of Networks Journal. Date accessed August 28, Retrieved January 24, Retrieved January 14, A guide to some other crypto currencies". Association for Computing Machinery.
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Satoshi Nakamoto [nt 1]. SHA-2 56d  . The first decentralized ledger currency. The first cryptocurrency to use Scrypt as a hashing algorithm. Vincent Durham  . Also acts as an alternative, decentralized DNS. First digital coin with theoretical value based on the work required to produce electricity.
First cryptocurrency based on the CryptoNote algorithm. Focused on user privacy through impassive and anonymous transactions. Sunny King pseudonym . Trusted storage for any small data: The first cryptocurrency linked to citizen science through the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing  .
Uses the finding of prime chains composed of Cunningham chains and bi-twin chains for proof-of-work, which can lead to useful byproducts. Ripple   . Designed for peer to peer debt transfer. Specifically designed as a flexible platform to build applications and financial services around its protocol.
Baldur Odinsson pseudonym . Used American hip hop artist Kanye West as its mascot, abandoned after trademark lawsuit. A bitcoin -based currency featuring instant transactions, decentralized governance and budgeting, and private transactions. Privacy-centric coin using the CryptoNote protocol with improvements for scalability and decentralization. ScalaJava . The first cryptocurrency to be nominated for a major adult industry award. Open-source, decentralized global financial network.
KodakCoin is a "photographer-centric" blockchain cryptocurrency used for payments for licensing photographs. First cryptocurrency backed by Venezuela 's reserves of oil.