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1. Blockchain - cryptocurrency.

A cryptocurrency coin is one that has its own blockchain.

Examples include Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum.

Contrasted with tokens, which do not have their own blockchain.

Issuing and creating cryptocurrency coins
"Coins can be issued in many ways including Initial Exchange Offerings, Initial Dex Offerings and Fair Launch distribution or, as with Bitcoin and Ethereum, need to be mined in order to be created."
Cryptocurrencies: why some are more volatile than others - Naresh Aggarwal associate director, policy & technical, ACT.

2. Currency - money - small denominations.

Small denominations of physical money, made of low-cost metals or other low-cost material.

3. Currency - collectable - investment.

Investment coins made of precious metals, usually gold.

Some have a nominal face value, but the market price greatly exceeds the face value because of the precious metal content.

Examples include the American Gold Eagle, South African Krugerrand and British Sovereign.

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