Difference between revisions of "Comparison of cryptocurrencies"
Revision as of 20:49, 4 September 2014
This article aims to list relevant cryptocurrencies.
To be listed here, a currency must have one of the following qualities:
- The currency must have a market cap of one million dollars.
- The currency must be the first to introduce an innovative protocol.
- The currency must have at one point had significant notoriety.
- The currency must have been an infamous fraud.
These coins are currently ordered according to launch date.
|Coin||Ticker||Launched||Algorithm||Market cap||Blockrate (s)||Unit cap||Status||Notes|
|Bitcoin||BTC||3 January 2009||SHA-256d||$6.34 billion||600||20,999,999.9769||Active||First blockchain|
|Tonal Bitcoin||TBC||2 January 2011||SHA-256d||600||7,750,54.00||Active||First on-chain alternative|
|Namecoin||NMC||18 April 2011||SHA-256d||$9.83 million||600||20,999,999.9769||Malfunctioning||First alternative chain|
|Tenebrix||TBX||25 September 2011||Scrypt||$0||?||?||Dead||First Scrypt coin|
|Litecoin||LTC||7 October 2011||Scrypt||$154 million||150||83,999,949.9076||Active|
|Peercoin||PPC||19 August 2012||SHA-256d||$15.5 million||600||Unlimited||Active|
|BitSharesX||BTSX||29 September 2013||BTSX||$66.5 million||N/A||1,999,992,536||Active|
|Nxt||NXT||29 September 2013||NXT||$29.0 million||60||999,997,096||Active|
|Dogecoin||DOGE||6 December 2013||Scrypt||$12.7 million||60||Unlimited||Active|
|Darkcoin||DRK||19 January 2014||Combo11||$12.5 million||150||?||Active|
|Monero||XMR||18 April 2014||CryptoNight||$6.27 million||60||18,446,744,073,709,551,615||Active|
|MaidSafeCoin||MAID||22 April 2014||?||$8.54 million||?||?||Active|