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Definition: crypto coin


The digital representation of value in a cryptocurrency. Because the world has dealt with coins for millennia, the use of the word "coin" prevails even though cryptocurrencies only have value in the digital realm. See crypto glossary.




Real Ethereum Coins?
Ethereum, Bitcoin and other popular cryptocurrencies are available as physical coins, but they are created for collectors and as novelties with no relationship to the value of the digital currency. See physical crypto.