SKC – Skeincoin

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Skeincoin – Skein SHA256 [SKC]

Skeincoin launch date: 1st November 2013.

Skeincoin uses a new Proof of Work (POW) algorithm that is energy efficient and secure. The first round of hashing is done using Skein, the second using SHA256 (Skein-SHA2).

Read more about skein algorithm:  http://www.skein-hash.info/

The algorithm is very suited to be implemented for optimised CPU, GPU, FGPA and ASIC.

Skeincoin specifications

  • POW Hash: Skein-SHA2
  • Block target: 2 minutes
  • Block reward: 32 SKN, halving every year (262,800 blocks)
  • No premine: the first 100 blocks had a reward of 0.0001
  • Total coins: Around 17 million
  • Default RPC Port: 21230
  • P2P Port: 11230

Skeincoin links and downloads

Official skeincoin website: http://www.skeincoin.org/

Source: http://github.com/skeincoin/skeincoin

Windows QT wallet:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B96PCN3xfhRVQzB4dmRGcTd0V1U/edit?usp=sharing

Sample skeincoin.conf file

rpcuser=myname
rpcpassword=mypassword
rpcport=21230
server=1
listen=1
maxconnections=200
addnode=162.243.69.185
addnode=146.185.129.70

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