Coin Catalog

Catalog of alternative coins with descriptions

  • Dash (Darkcoin)

    by Cointelegraph

    Formerly Darkcoin, Dash (DASH) is designed to be completely anonymous with untraceable transactions, while providing near-instant confirmations.

    2494
  • BitShares

    by Cointelegraph

    BitShares (formerly BitShares X) is a currency whose primary purpose is to facilitate the foundation and growth of decentralized autonomous companies (DACs).

    1137
  • BanxShares

    by Cointelegraph

    This (already) non-mineable cryptocurrency’s main purpose is to facilitate the funding of the vast BANX Capital group, ran by Mark Lyford.

    830
  • Peercoin

    by Cointelegraph

    Peercoin is a proof-of-stake currency based on some technical aspects of Bitcoin.

    701
  • Bytecoin

    by Cointelegraph

    Bytecoin is the first cryptocurrency to implement CryptoNote technology in the form of the CryptoNight algorithm, which seeks to provide 100% untraceable transactions.

    1128
  • Monero

    by Cointelegraph

    Monero (XMR) is an anonymous and decentralized cryptocurrency with CryptoNight (64-bit CPU-only) PoW hash algorithm and based on CryptoNote protocol.

    899
  • Namecoin

    by Cointelegraph

    Namecoin, the first fork of Bitcoin, is an information transfer and protection system which uses namecoins (NMC) as its currency.

    645
  • NuShares

    by Cointelegraph

    Jordan Lee, the team behind Nu network claims to have a solution for Bitcoin’s high volatility.

    549
  • ARCHcoin

    by Cointelegraph

    Instead of trying to replace Bitcoin as the cryptocurrency, like many other altcoins unsuccessfully do, ARCHcoin is instead tied to its own company – ARCH.

    328
  • BlackCoin

    by Cointelegraph

    BlackCoin’s homepage boasts an elegant, streamlined design while the coin’s declared advantages are not unlike Bitcoin’s itself

    489
  • StartCOIN

    by Cointelegraph

    A recent addition supporting the burgeoning crowdfunding movement, StartCOIN is designed so that its users can directly support new crowdfunding projects.

    351