Here, you will see the List of Main Cryptocurrencies, with their abbreviations and description. So let’s start:

ANS     AntShares — Digital Assets for everyone

ARK     Ark —  provides users, developers, and startups with innovative blockchain technologies

BASH    LuckChain — is the world’s first blockchain forecast game platform. We verify results by blockchain

BAY     BitBay — contracts on anything, the other party will honor their part of the agreement

BCC     BitConnect — trade bitcoins to other trusted bitcoin community members directly

BCY     Bitcrystals — the game-fuel and premium currency in EverdreamSoft’s free-to-play.

BLK     BlackCoin — is a peer-to-peer digital currency with a distributed, decentralized public ledger

BCN     Bytecoin — is the first currency based on the CryptoNote technology

BLOCK   Blocknet — a true peer-to-peer protocol between nodes on different blockchains

BNT     Bancor — is protocol enables built-in price discovery and a liquidity mechanism for tokens on smart contract blockchains

BTC     Bitcoin — first and the moast important cryptocurrency

BTCD BitcoinDark — is a disrupting cryptocurrency platform that seeks to overcome many of the disadvantages inherent to the current world of finance

BTS     BitShares —  is one of the most important tools that any community can use to secure their freedom

BURST   Burst — uses an advanced green algorithm to verify transactions

CLAM    Clams — is an open-source cryptocurrency forked from Blackcoin

CLOAK   CloakCoin — is the first cryptocurrency with platform, for trading direct from wallet

CRW     Crown — is a digital commodity and application platform

DASH    DASH — is an open source peer-to-peer cryptocurrency that offers all the same features as Bitcoin

DBIC    DubaiCoin — is launched to make altcoins and btc more accessible to the Arab World,

DCR     Decred — is a self-funding cryptocurrency with a system of community-based governance integrated into its blockchain

DGB     DigiByte — is paving the way in blockchain cybersecurity applications and innovation

DOGE    Dogecoin —  featuring a likeness of the Shiba Inu dog from the «Doge» Internet meme as its logo

EAC     EarthCoin  — is a decentralised, open-source cryptocurrency forked from Litecoin

ECN     E-coin — is a multisignature wallet run by Bitgo underlying technology

EMC     Emercoin —  is a hybrid combination of Namecoin and Peercoin

EMC2    Einsteinium —  is a cryptocoin that has been created to support science

ENRG    Energycoin —  is a pure PoS coin which generates coins through PoS blocks

ETC     Ethereum Classic — blockchain-based distributed computing platform featuring smart contract functionality

ETH     Ethereum — is a cryptocurrency programmed without any chance of fraud, censorship or third-party interference

EXP     Expanse —  is a cloud computer that facilitates censorship resistant applications

FAIR    FairCoin — s the monetary base system for FairCoop, an open global cooperative

FCT     Factom — the first usable blockchain technology to solve real-world business problems

FRST    FirstCoin —  is an authorized direct wholesale bullion dealer of more than 25 mints

FTC     Feathercoin —  is offering faster and more scalable transactions while being more decentralized

GAME    GameCredits — is a company bringing together experts from both the blockchain and gaming

GBYTE   Byteball — links transactions by signing the hashes from the previous transactions on the new one

GNO     Gnosis — is the platform for the next generation of prediction market applications

GNT     Golem — this project creates the first global market for idle computer power

GOLOS   Golos —  is a social network created under Steemit Inc. license and based on the Steem blockchain

GRC     GridCoin — is a protocol using blockchain, a proof-of stake-based (POS) technology

HEAT    HEAT — is 3rd generation cryptocurrency with high frequency trading, instant messaging

IFC     Infinitecoin — is Litecoin-based cryptocurrency, using scrypt proof-of-work

IOC     I/O Coin —  is a decentralised cryptocurrency forked from Novacoin

KMD     Komodo — aims at being the new standard for cryptocurrency security and anonymity

LBC     LBRY Credits — is a content sharing and publishing platform, owned by its users

LEO     LEOcoin — allows individuals to make fast and secure transactions through a decentralised

LKK     Lykke —  is building a global marketplace on the blockchain that is a level playing field

LMC     LoMoCoin — is thefirst block-chain digital currency system thriving on LBS and mobile Internet

LSK     Lisk — is a public blockchain platform that provides decentralized blockchain apps

LTC     Litecoin — is a cryptocurrency that enables instant payments to anyone in the world

MIOTA   IOTA — is an open-source distributed ledger protocol that goes beyond blockchain

MONA    MonaCoin — is a peer-to-peer payment network and digital currency based

MOON    Mooncoin —  is one coin for each millimeter of distance from the Earth to the Moon

MUE     MonetaryUnit — is a decentralised open-source cryptocurrency forked from Quark

MYST    Mysterium — aims to provide an open-access yet completely pr,ivate network for internet browsing

NAV     NAV Coin —  is a Proof of Stake cryptocurrency offering a dual blockchain powered private payment option

NEOS    NeosCoin — is a first-of-its-kind crypto platform written from the ground up in PHP

NLG     Gulden — Netherlands-based cryptocurrency Gulden

NMC     Namecoin —  is a cryptocurrency which also acts as an alternative, decentralized DNS

NOTE    DNotes — is a cryptocurrency mining pool

NVC     Novacoin — is an innovative decentralized digital network, forked from PPC

NXS     Nexus — is a decentralized currency project looking to distribute networks fairly worldwide

NXT     Nxt —  is a crypto-platform created using original code and based upon its own blockchain

OMNI    Omni — is a digital decentralized peer-to-peer fiat currency which acts as a bank account

PIVX    PIVX — is built on the quark algorithm, PIVX is the first POS coin

POT     PotCoin — is becoming the standard form of payment for the legalized cannabis industry

PPC     Peercoin —  is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency utilizing both proof-of-stake and proof-of-work systems

PPY     Peerplays —  is decentralized tournament management and wagering platform built on blockchain

RADS    Radium — this cryptocurrency is a product of Radium blockchain services

RBY     Rubycoin — is a digital currency, issued and managed without any central authority

QRK     Quark — works with latest algorithms in cryptography, more secure than Bitcoin and alt-coins

RDD     ReddCoin — is the social currency, makes digital currency easy for the general public

REP     Augur — is a decentralized prediction market built on the Ethereum blockchain

SC      Siacoin — is a decentralized storage marketplace in which hosts compete for your business

SHIFT   Shift —  is combining a blazing fast, dApp-ready, delegated Proof of Stake blockchain

SIB     SIBCoin —  forked from Dash, was intended to cater to the needs of the Russian-speaking crypto-community

SKY     Skycoin — is supposed to run well even on budget hardware, slow networks etc.

STEEM   Steem — cryptocurrency of the first social network on blockchain — Steemit

STRAT   Stratis —  the Stratis platform will be built on the C# Stratis Bitcoin Full node

SYS     SysCoin — the first cryptocurrency to offer decentralized markets

UBQ     Ubiq —  is an Ethereum-based cryptocurrency which takes a conservative approach

VIA     Viacoin — cryptocurrency of mining pool

VOX     Voxels — official in game currency of Voxelus

VRC     VeriCoin — is a Proof-of-Stake-Time currency with a disinflation targeted interest

VTC     Vertcoin —  is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency and software project

WAVES   Waves — the blockchain platform that issues tokens and organizes ICO

WDC     WorldCoin — децентрализованная цифровая валютой с открытым исходным кодом

XAS     Asch — is a decentralized application platform for JavaScript programmer

XBC     Bitcoin Plus — is a miner program written in Java that generates coins

XCP     Counterparty — is a financial platform for creating peer-to-peer financial application

XDN     DigitalNote —  is a private cryptocurrency, not a Bitcoin, with anonymous encrypted messaging

XEM     NEM — project with API Access, built-in Multisig

XLM     Stellar Lumens — forked from Ripple, platform that connects banks

XMR     Monero — is considered by many to offer truly fungible coins

XPM     Primecoin — is a peer-to-peer open source cryptocurrency, works on proof-of-work system

XRP     Ripple — is distributed financial technology, crteated for banks

XVG     Verge — aims to improve security and provide equal distribution of coins to miners

XZC     ZCoin — provides financial privacy enabled by the Zerocoin protocol

YBC     YbCoin — Yua Bao Coin or YBCoin is a Chinese cryptocurrency platform

ZEC     Zcash — is a privacy driven cryptocurrency. It uses the Equihash as an algorithm

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