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PSupPremine SupplyThe amount of coins generated before public launch and not generated via open cryptocurrency mining.
CSupCirculating SupplyNumber of coins circulating in the market and/or the public.
MSupMax SupplyThe maximum amount of coins that will for particular cryptocurrency.
TSupTotal SupplyThe total amount of coins in existence right now for a particular cryptocurrency.


AnnAnnouncedThe public announcement of an upcoming cryptocurrency launch.
GenGenesisThe first block of data on a blockchain. Often referred to as block 0 or 1.
L HalvLast HalvingThe block number height when block rewards are halved for mined coins. In bitcoin it happens every 210,000 blocks mined.
F BChainFork BlockchainForking of blockchain (chain split) leaving two blockchains running simultaneous.


-FeaturedFeatured Cryptocurrency or Exchange @ Statsfolio
-NewNew Cryptocurrency or Exchange @ Statsfolio
OSOld SchoolA Cryptocurrency that is > 5 years old @ Statsfolio
PoSPOSA blockchain consensus mechanism via staked coins or other systems.
PoWPOWA blockchain consensus mechanism usually via computational intensive algorithm to validate transactions/blocks.
PoProof ofProof of (Mechanism) for validating transactions/blocks.
-TokenA coin or digital unit that stores values on another coins blockchain.
-ERC20A token standard for the Ethereum network that via smart contracts and standards.
SCSmart ContractsA computer protocol intended to facilitate, verify, or enforce a contract without third parties on a blockchain.
AlgoAlgorithmsA process or rule set used for calculations or problem-solving operations.
ICOICO presaleAn Initial Coin Offering is a fund raising mechanism similar to Initial Share Offerings but via blockchain technology rather than stock market.
ADAirdropsA distribution of a specific cryptocurrency or token for marketing purposes.
MNMasternodesMasternodes are maintained nodes usually with additional transaction functionalities.
-GithubA hosting service providing collaborative tools and software version control via Git.
WPWhitepaperA special document used by ICO's or cryptocurrencies with vision, roadmaps etc, or more specifically a technical paper created by the creators of the cryptocurrency.
ExpExplorerA website or online tool to view transactions, hash rate and other information on the blockchain.


GHGenesis HashThe Hash of Genesis Block
PSZ TSPSZ TimestampThe PSZ Timestamp is a custom constant used as a verifiable timestamp.
FSFork SoftwareA software fork of an existing project to create a new cryptocurrency using a customed version of the original software. ie .. Litecoin was forked from bitcoin.
SigSignatureDdigital signatures are used to sign and authorize cryptocurrency transactions.
CurvCurve NameThe curve name used in signatures.
BTBlock TimeA measurement of time to produce a new block on the blockchain.
BRBlock RewardThe reward the miner is rewarded for verifying transactions and blocks.
TXS CTXS ConfirmNumber of subsequent confirmed blocks needed before transactions are considered confirmed.
Mint CMint ConfirmNumber of subsequent confirmed blocks needed before block rewards can be spent.
Halv CycHalving CycleNumber of blocks before block rewards are halved.
Diff CycDifficulty CycleNumber of blocks where difficulty is reset.
D Fee BDefault Fee BDefault Transaction Fees in Bits.
P2PP2PThe decentralized peer to peer interactions between parties in a distributed network.
RPCRPCThe Remote Procedure Protocol is used to execute procedures on distributed computers.
TN P2PTestnet P2PThe P2P Network used for testing.
TN RPCTestnet RPCThe RPC Network used for testing.


FBFork BchainThe cryptocurrency blockchain that was originally forked.
FBBFork Bchain BlocknumberThe block height number that was used to fork blockchain.
FBDFork Bchain DistributionThe distribution ratio for the new forked blockchain. eg. Bitcoin Cash is 1:1 of Bitcoin BTC
SWSegwitA Bitcoin Improvement Proposal (BIP) aimed at fixing transaction malleability on Bitcoin by segregating signature and block content.
XMS P2shXpub Magic Segwit P2shValue used in cryptocurrency wallets relating to Segwit
XMS NXpub Magic Segwit NativeValue used in cryptocurrency wallets relating to Segwit
Min Add LMin Address LengthValue used in cryptocurrency wallets defining minimum address length
Max Add LMax Address LengthValue used in cryptocurrency wallets defining maximum address length
ATAddress TypeValue used in cryptocurrency wallets to define address type.
AT P2shAddress Type P2shValue used in cryptocurrency wallets to define address type.
Bench32 PBech32 PrefixValue used in cryptocurrency to define address prefix
XPRV MXprv MagicValue used in cryptocurrency to define xprv magic value.
XPUB MXpub MagicValue used in cryptocurrency to define xpub magic value.

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