Zcoin (XZC) Cryptocurrency – Beginner’s Guide

Zcoin is popularly known as XZC or as Zerocoin. It is the decentralized form of cryptocurrency which triggers on attaining seclusion and obscurity while carrying out the transactions by its users.

To achieve these goals, XZC incorporates the zero-knowledge verification by Zerocoin conventions; this is the most important parameter of this cryptocurrency.

All of your transactions history is recorded as well as linked to your definite coins, and every one comes to know about your transactions while you do transactions with Bitcoin or any other form of cryptocurrency, but if you are dealing with Zcoin then there will be no record of your transactions, and the best part is that only the sender and the receiver will be knowing details about the transactions.

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Invention of Zerocoin

This form of cryptocurrency is created by the professor of the John Hopkins University, Mr. Mathew d. Green and two graduate students Christina Garman and Ian Miers to provide the extension to the protocols of Bitcoin which will be adding authentic cryptographic obscurity to the transactions of Bitcoin.

In 2016, September Zcoin was introduced publically by Mr. Poramin Insom, one of the lead developers of this cryptocurrency.

It is estimated that around 21 million zcoins will be produced and presently 3. 4 million of these coins are circulated in the market and rest is being mined.

You will be amazed to know that after every 10 minutes a zerocoin block is configured and around 50 coins are created which means on a daily basis 7200 zerocoins are mined. Today the price of Zcoin is $432.8290.

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How do Zcoin function

Zcoin functions by the concept of “zero-knowledge proofs.If you want to do any private transaction with Zerocoin, it’s very simple as you just have to select the exact number of coins you intend to mint.

Once you do this, you will notice that your XZC balance will be deducted and the new set of coins is added to your wallet. Regarding your earlier set coins, these are exhausted by the cryptography concept by preventing any person from misusing it, and the details are directly updated into the transaction history. So now you will only have the new coins in your account without any record of past entries.

Presently you can only mint in the denominations of – 1, 10, 25, 50 and 100. If you choose to mint 50 coins, then your account will be credited with 50 new Zcoins, but there will be no record of your earlier transactions.

How to spend it

If you wish to do any transaction with 50 mint coins, then you have to send any denomination under this bracket to anyone being anonymous as there is no record of your earlier transactions.
You can carry out doing transactions with Zcoin, in the same manner, being there no constraints on the number of transactions.

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Aim of Zcoin

  1. Zcoins visions to upgrade the limitations of doing transactions through Bitcoin.
  2. Zcoin aims at providing interchangeability and also the privacy of its users by entirely eradication the centralization of the minor with the execution of the advanced form of the algorithm which is used as the proof known as the MTP.
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Zcoin Exchanges

• Bittrex-Assisted pairs are XZC/BTC
• CoinExchange-Assisted pairs are XZC/BTC
• Binance
• Cryptopia-assisted pairs are XZC/BTC, XZC/LTC, XZC/DOGE
• LiteBit.eu-Assisted pairs are XZC/EUR
Zerocoin can be purchased through the currencies which are EUR, GBP or USD.

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Which are the safe Zcoin wallets

• Browser/Web Wallets – Not Available
• Desktop Wallets – Zcoin’s official GUI Wallet (Windows, Linux, Mac),
• Mobile Wallets – Coinomi (Android)

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Futuristic approach of Zcoin

The prospects of zcoin are very significant which will be following reasons:-

  1. MTP type of work proof is implemented by Zcoin for the first time due to which it had become possible for the ordinary people to create Zcoin with CPUs and GPUs. Some costly miners like the ASIC are not allowed by the MTP to mine the coins of XZC.
  2. With the invention of znodes, Zcoin will be executing the decentralization and anonymity. Znodes are the replica of the master nodes which will assist the anonymous dealings because any anonymous dealing done singly is very tough.
  3. The surplus created by these znodes will be used in appointing experienced developers as well as in marketing strategies.
  4. There will be an implementation of more complicated mechanism which will turn all the transactions to anonymous.
  5. Zcoin labs, decentralized anonymity, and the sigma protocol will be making in the most favorable cryptocurrency.
  6. The random increase in the price of this cryptocurrency is self-explanatory that people trust this cryptocurrency and wants to invest more in it.
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