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12 cryptocurrency alternatives to bitcoin

Primecoin

Market cap: $7.1 million

Price: $1.55

Year created: 2013

With this coin, miners have to use their computers to find Cunningham chains, which are sequences of prime numbers. Primecoin touts the mining of such prime numbers as "providing potential scientific value in addition to minting and security for the network."

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