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XMR
Exchange
USD
Market Capitalization
$2,173,222,268
24h Low / 24h High
$131.94645 / $141.98426
24h Trading Volume
$64,617,679
Complete Metrics Score
Total72%
Major Exchanges Trading Activity
Liquidity68%
Source Code Repository Activity
Developer89%
Social Media & Discussion Board
Community61%
Market Capitalization $2,173,222,268
24h Low / 24h High $131.94645 / $141.98426
24h Trading Volume $64,617,679
Complete Metrics Score
Total72%
Major Exchanges Trading Activity
Liquidity68%
Source Code Repository Activity
Developer89%
Social Media & Discussion Board
Community61%
XMR
Exchange
USD

Monero (Overview)

About

Monero (XMR) is a new privacy-centric cryptocurrency based on the CryptoNote protocol.

Monero is competing directly with coins like Darkcoin, AnonCoin, and LibertyCoin in solving the problem of making digital cash transaction anonymous.

CryptoNote features an entirely new code base and is not a fork of Bitcoin. More info about CryptoNote can be found at their website https://cryptonote.org/
CryptoNote uses Ring Signatures to conceal sender identities via mixing and it also has unlinkable transactions that is achieved using 1-time keys for each individual payments.

CryptoNote should not be confused with CoinJoin. Although they are both aiming to make digital transaction anonymous, they are two entirely different implementation.

Genesis Date April 18, 2014 (over 3 years)
Hashing Algorithm

Cryptonight

Hashrate
Block Time

2.0 Minute

Blockchain/Supply

https://forum.getmonero.org/

Available/Total Supply

15.4 Million / 18.4 Million