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New York Coin Official NewYorkCoin logo Denominations Plural New York Coins Symbol ℕ Ticker symbol NYC Precision 10−8 Development Original author(s) unknown Initial release 1.0.0.1 / March 6, 2014; 6 years ago Latest release 1.3.1.20[1] / 21 November 2018; 15 months ago (2018-11-21) Code repository github.com/nycoin/nycoin Development status Active Project fork of Litecoin Written in C++ Operating system Windows, OS X, Linux, Android, iOS[2] Developer(s) New York Coin Development Team Source model Open source License MIT License Website newyorkcoin.net nycoin.net Ledger Timestamping scheme Proof-of-work Hash function scrypt Block reward 625 NYC (approximately till June 2020), reduction to 50 NYC at block #7,000,000 Block time 30 seconds Block explorer prohashing.com/explorer/NewYorkcoin Circulating supply 143,494,435,250 NYC (22 Feb 2020) Supply limit unlimited (effectively capped under 145,000,000,000 for next 20+ years)

New York Coin (NYC) is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency and open-source software project released under the MIT/X11 license. Creation and transfer of coins is based on an open source cryptographic protocol and is not managed by any central authority. New York Coin was an early Litecoin spin-off or altcoin, starting in March 2014. In technical details, New York Coin is nearly identical to Litecoin with 5 times faster confirmations, no fees to send or receive and low difficulty, energy-efficient mining built into the code. [3][4]

History[edit]

New York Coin was released via open-source code published on GitHub on March 6th, 2014 by an unknown developer(s). New York Coin is the only other cryptocurrency in existence, besides Bitcoin, with an unknown anonymous developer still to date.[5] It was a fork of the Litecoin Core client, differing primarily by having a decreased block generation time (30 seconds), eliminating fees to send or receive on the network, and more sustainable, energy-efficient mining.[6]

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