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HonestCoin: the first stablecoin based on Bitcoin Cash
HonestCoin: the first stablecoin based on Bitcoin Cash
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HonestCoin: the first stablecoin based on Bitcoin Cash

By Alfredo de Candia - 14 Jun 2019

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A few hours ago, the CoinEx exchange published an announcement regarding the listing of a new stablecoin, HonestCoin (USDH), the first based on the Bitcoin Cash blockchain.

As can be read in the press release, this is the first regulated stablecoin that relies on the BCH blockchain and is pegged 1 to 1 with the US dollar.

Unlike other stablecoins, which are usually based on blockchains such as Ethereum or Tron, USDH will use SLP (Simple Ledger Protocol), a new standard that provides similar functionality to the ERC20 token and allows creating assets on the Bitcoin Cash blockchain.

Although there are already over 1500 different SLP tokens, these represent an insignificant share also because most of them do not exceed one hundred addresses.

CoinEx, an exchange based in Hong Kong and ranked 61st for trading volumes, is very BCH friendly and has already listed over twenty trading pairs with Bitcoin Cash.

As for the newborn stablecoin, it is certainly difficult to say how it will evolve because only 11,000 USDH were created, that is with $11,000 backing the asset, a laughable figure when compared to those of the most famous stablecoins such as Tether.

Alfredo de Candia
Alfredo de Candia

Android developer for over 8 years with a dozen of developed apps, Alfredo at age 21 has climbed Mount Fuji following the saying: "He who climbs Mount Fuji once in his life is a wise man, who climbs him twice is a Crazy". Among his app we find a Japanese database, a spam and virus database, the most complete database on Anime and Manga series birthdays and a shitcoin database. Sunday Miner, Alfredo has a passion for crypto and is a fan of EOS.

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