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

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A coin is a small, flat, (usually, depending on the country or value) round piece of metal or plastic used primarily as a medium of exchange or legal tender.They are standardized in weight, and produced in large quantities at a mint in order to facilitate trade. Coin definition is - corner, cornerstone, quoin. How to use coin in a sentence.

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Limited Coins

Only 1,600,000 Coins will be issued (this varies due to the random rewards system)

Super Rewards

One in ten blocks will have a reward that is 2x – 10x the normal block reward

The ACOIN developers and community are constantly working hard to better the overall appearance, usability, and functionality of the coin. Keep an eye on our Roadmap to see what we've been working on and what the future has in store!

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Currently listed on Cryptopia, Yobit, and Novaexchange. You can trade ACOIN against Bitcoin, Litecoin, or Dogecoin.

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ACOIN Mac Wallet

Published on January 27, 2018

After a long hiatus, the ACOIN Mac wallet is once again available for download. This…

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Wallet Configuration

Published on January 27, 2018

Below are instructions for proper configuration of your ACOIN wallet after downloading. Notice: Conf file does…

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New ACOIN Block Explorer

Published on November 16, 2017

The new ACOIN block explorer is now up and running! After a handful of months…

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Before you start collecting coins, it’s important to learn basic coin terminology, including the parts of a coin and the different finishes. In addition to the terms below, review more in the Coin Term Glossary.

Parts of a Coin


Obverse
The front side (“heads”) of a coin.

Reverse
The back side (“tails”) of a coin.

Edge
The outer border of a coin. Edges can be plain, reeded, lettered, or decorated.

Rim
The raised part of the edge on both sides of a coin that helps protect the coin’s design from wear.

Legend
The principal inscription or lettering on a coin.

Mint Mark
A small letter or symbol on a coin used to identify where a coin was made. Current U.S. mint marks are Philadelphia (P), Denver (D), San Francisco (S), and West Point (W). Learn more on our Mint Marks page.

Relief
The part of a coin’s design that is raised above the surface.

Field
The flat portion of a coin’s surface not used for design or inscription.

Coin Finishes

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The Mint produces coins with various finishes, including circulating, uncirculated, and proof. Different production steps are used to make these coins.

Circulating Coins

Circulating coins are made to circulate among people as they take care of their daily business of buying and selling. The Mint produces these coins without the extra steps used for the other finishes.

Uncirculated Coins

The Mint makes uncirculated coins for saving and collecting. They are produced the same way as circulating coins, but with quality enhancements to create a brilliant finish.

Proof Coins

Proof coins have a mirror-like background with frosted design elements. The Mint uses a special process of manually feeding burnished coin blanks into presses with specially polished dies. Each coin is struck at least twice to bring out the details in the design.

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Reverse proof coins feature a frosted background with a mirror-like design.

Enhanced Finishes

Sometimes the Mint makes special enhanced uncirculated, proof, or reverse proof coins. Frosting or polishing is applied to certain areas of the coin to bring out even more detail.

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