The List of Main Cryptocurrencies

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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