VirtaCoin Core integration/staging tree

VirtaCoin is an experimental new digital currency that enables instant payments to anyone, anywhere in the world. VirtaCoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority: managing transactions and issuing money are carried out collectively by the network. VirtaCoin Core is the name of open source software which enables the use of this currency.



Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications

  • Scrypt proof-of-work algorithm
  • 60 second block time target
  • ~21 billion total coins
  • 8000 coins per block, reduces by
  • 0.5% each week starting 2/28/14
  • Difficulty retarget every 1 block


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21 Billion

Total coins