Bytecoin was the first coin built on CryptoNight hashing algorithm, a well-known Proof-of-Work blockchain consensus. Bytecoin mining is pretty similar to XMR mining and other CryptoNight coins. Its ticker is BCN, and the coin initial release was on March 2014.
Bytecoin is one of the 25 cryptocurrency coins based on market capitalization. It is focused on end-user confidentiality and untraceability of transactions.
World hash rate
Pool hash rate
Blocks mined (total)
Last Block Found
Exchange rate (avg. price)
1 BCN = 0.00000021
Advantages for miners
Mining on cheaper AMD GPUs is more effective than on expensive Nvidia
Protocol API for your own mining needs
Simultaneous Mining with CPU and GPU
Limited & smooth emission of new coins
Growing price due to economic incentives
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