These are the 5 weirdest cryptocurrencies you have ever heard about.
Market capitalization: $2.35 mln
As its creators say, PutinCoin was “created to pay tribute to the people and the president of one of the largest and greatest country in the world: Russia”. PutinCoin’s network uses the hybrid and economic confirmation algorithm "Scrypt" offering both advantages of POW (Proof of Work) and POS (Proof of Stake), which constitutes an energy saving network-confirmation and mining possibility for everybody in the world.
Market capitalization: $465,091
Those who created TrumpCoin say that their goal is to “support President Trump and his powerful vision to Make America Great Again.” TrumpCoin is a digital currency that is based on Bitcoin. It was created on February 20, 2016, in order to “honor Donald J. Trump and to help him secure the Presidency of the United States."
Market capitalization: $560,346,143
If you are a dog lover, you will like this coin. “Dogecoin is an open source peer-to-peer digital currency, favored by Shiba Inus worldwide,” at least this is what is stated on its site. Compared to other cryptocurrencies, Dogecoin had a fast initial coin production schedule: the 100 billionth coin was mined by June 30, 2015. The coin is not used widely in terms of commerce, but it is popular among social media users, who present Dogecoins to each other for interesting content.
Market capitalization: $266,179,540
But if you are not that fond of dogs and prefer cats, then here is Monacoin, dubbed “the first Japanese cryptocurrency” by its creators.
Monacoin is based on the internet meme of Mona, a cat-like ASCII art character. The coin has enjoyed popularity in Japan as a national alternative to Bitcoin or Litecoin, which is of no surprise, as Japanese are famous for their desire to produce their own native version of everything.
Market capitalization: $434,919,045
Dentacoin has been created as a tribute to the global dental industry. Its creators say that the coin “aims at improving dental care worldwide and making it affordable through crowd power.” The coin has quite a wide infrastructure of various applications, including a health database - “a decentralized database of patients overall medical records where data will be highly protected, updatable and accessible exclusively by patients or by dentists, upon a given permission.”
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