Transforming How the World Pays, One Dime at a Time.

Dimecoin™ is a digital currency that is DECENTRALIZED, PERMISSIONLESS, and TRANSPARENT. Anyone in the world can connect to it, with no central server or authority. All transaction records are publicly viewable and auditable. Dimecoin is fast, simple, and secure.

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About Us

What is Dimecoin?

A digital currency designed for everyday transactions and a champion of the decentralized financial movement. As an open-source project, Dimecoin is at the forefront of marrying innovation with accessibility, bringing the power of blockchain technology to the fingertips of millions around the globe.

The mission is to provide a fast, secure, and eco-friendly digital currency that anyone can use -- anywhere, anytime. We believe in a future where financial transactions are democratized, freeing individuals from the constraints of traditional banking systems and empowering them with control over their financial destiny.


The Technology That Drives Dimecoin

Dimecoin's blockchain is the bedrock of the project - completely decentralized and meticulously designed to uphold the integrity of users' transactions.

By implementing a hybrid consensus mechanism that combines the best of Proof of Work (PoW) and Proof of Stake (PoS), an environment has been curated that significantly reduces the carbon footprint associated with mining, while also allowing coin holders to participate in network validation.

This approach not only makes Dimecoin eco-friendly but also strengthens its network. Moreover, the integration of masternodes expands functionality and improves services, incentivizing users with potential block rewards.

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Proof of Work prioritizes network security by requiring computationally demanding tasks for validation of new blocks.


Provides enhanced functionality to the blockchain.


Proof of Stake improves Dimecoin's blockchain energy efficiency and democratizes network participation by allowing more users to validate transactions based on their staked holdings.

Cheap and Secure

Dimecoin's blockchain speed is over 20x faster than Bitcoins, with near zero transaction processing fees.

Why Choose Dimecoin

A Resilient Blockchain With Over 10 Years of History

Dimecoin is a legacy blockchain that has been around since the beginning! There is no central entity in control. All contributors are part of the community and actively engage in developing Dimecoin -- united by the common belief that Dimecoin's technology fosters the greater good while promoting financial freedom for everyone.

Open Source


TXns and Counting


Countries Reached



Wallets & Downloads

Select the software that best suits your needs. The Dimecoin Core wallet offers full validation and network support -- including the ability to stake Dimecoin or run Masternodes. Electrum-Dime provides efficient and straightforward transactions in a lightweight client. The Paper Wallet ensures secure, offline storage that can be created on any device!

Note: The current Android download links to the beta arm64-v8a.apk (most popular) version. Once moved out of beta, the wallet will become available on the Playstore. You may need to vist our GitHub and download a different apk depending on the platform your phone uses. Check out the Release Notes for more information.

Dimecoin Core



Network Validation

Full Node Support

Platforms: Windows, Linux, RasPi, and macOSX


Lightweight Client

Watch Address Only Capable

Storage, Send, & Receive

Full Control of Private Keys

Platforms: Android, Windows, Linux, and RasPi

Paper Wallet

Enhanced Security

Immune to Digital Failure

Ownership & Control

Cost Effective

Available Anywhere!


Dimecoin Core Electrum ElectrumX Server Masternodes

Need help with setup or want a better technical understanding of our software? Read the Docs!


The exchanges noted above have no affiliation with Dimecoin, its developers, or contributors. Keeping Dimecoin (DIME) or any cryptocurrency on deposit with a third-party in a custodial connection has inherent risks. These risks include security breaches and risk of loss. Participants should be aware of the dangers associated with third-party custodianship of their property for any reason.

Growth & Development

Meet Our Core Contributors

As an open-source project, Dimecoin, thrives on the contributions of its community. Dimecoin's contributors firmly believe in the power of collective innovation and encourage anyone with a passion for blockchain and similar technology to contribute, regardless of their skill level. Whether you're a seasoned developer, a designer, a writer, or just an idea generator, your contributions are valued. Collaboratively, we can ensure Dimecoin remains at the forefront of innovation. Join us in shaping the future of Dimecoin -- your input can make a significant difference in our journey toward a decentralized financial ecosystem.

Become a Contributor!

As we showcase some of our core contributors here, it's important to remember that many others work behind the scenes, contributing in ways that are just as crucial to Dimecoin's success. To all those who have offered their expertise, time, and enthusiasm but are not mentioned by name -- your contributions have not gone unnoticed. We are deeply grateful for your support and dedication. The Dimecoin project is a collective effort, and it's the diversity of our contributors that drives us forward. Thank you for being an integral part of our community and for helping us build a more secure, decentralized, and transparent future together.

Popular FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

The Dimecoin project is open-source. Whether you're a seasoned developer, a designer, a writer, or just an idea generator, your contributions are valued. For more information, you can join our Telegram or reach out via email!

The Dimecoin genesis block was created December, 23rd 2013. Dimecoin was the 68th cryptocurrency to be created and is one of the longest running UTXO blockchains in existence today!

Dimecoin was launched as a strictly proof-of-work (POW) blockchain and was a fork of BTC with a modified hashing algorithm and blocktime. Unlike many other cryptocurrencies, Dimecoin's launch did not involve an Initial Coin Offering (ICO), Initial Exchange Offering (IEO), or any other common fundraising event. There has never been any sort of fundraising tied to Dimecoin's development or distribution. As an open-source, decentralized project, Dimecoin relies on its community and technological advancements rather than external financing for growth and development.

As of 2023, Dimecoin adopted a hybrid consensus mechanism. Dimecoin still uses Quark for its hashing functions, however, it now takes advantage of both Proof-of-Work and Proof-of-Stake for consensus. In addition, an automatic checkpointing system was implemented in to secure the blockchain from various hashing related vulnerabiities.

The safest way to store Dimecoin, or any cryptocurrency, is by using a wallet where you have full control of your private keys. This can include paper wallets, or software wallets that allow you to maintain exclusive access to your private keys. Storing your private keys offline, especially with paper wallets, minimizes the risk of online theft and hacking. It's critical to keep a backup of your wallet's recovery phrase or private keys in a secure location to ensure you can recover your funds if the device is lost, damaged, or if you lose access to your software wallet. Keeping Dimecoin (DIME) or any cryptocurrency on deposit with a third-party in a custodial connection has inherent risks. These risks include security breaches and risk of loss. Participants should be aware of the dangers associated with third-party custodianship of their property for any reason. Remember this phrase, "not your keys, not your crypto!"

The main features and benefits of using Dimecoin include its hybrid blockchain architecture, which supports both proof-of-work (PoW) mining and proof-of-stake (PoS) minting. This hybrid model allows users to participate and secure the network in multiple ways, while earning block rewards for their efforts. The addition of masternodes introduces another layer of functionality, enhancing network security which will also provide features like instant transactions and more in the future. This multifaceted approach ensures a more secure, efficient, and user-centric experience. Dimecoin's transition to a hybrid model with masternodes also promotes a more decentralized network, reducing the risk of centralization while increasing transaction speed and reducing costs. Furthermore, Dimecoin's commitment to being an open-source, decentralized project ensures transparency and community involvement in its growth and development.

To earn block rewards in Dimecoin, you can engage in several activities: mining, staking, and running a masternode. Mining involves using hardware, such as GPUs or ASICs, capable of processing the Quark hashing algorithm, allowing you to contribute to network security and transaction verification in exchange for rewards.

Staking requires holding and locking a certain amount of Dimecoin in your wallet, which supports the network's proof-of-stake (PoS) mechanism and earns you additional coins based on the amount staked over time.

Running a masternode offers a more substantial commitment, requiring a significant investment in Dimecoin to operate a node that provides added network services; in return, masternode operators receive a portion of the block rewards.

Each of these methods supports the network in different ways and offers varying levels of reward based on the investment and effort involved.

The Dimecoin project is focused on continuous improvement and expansion. Immediate future developments of Dimecoin Core will primarily be aimed at enhancing the functionality of masternodes. The introduction of masternodes was just the beginning, setting a foundation for creating nodes that offer various services to improve network performance, security, user experience, and use-case capabilities. Beyond regular maintenance and updates, our contributors plan to increase the capabilities and features of these masternodes. These capabilities will potentially include faster transaction processing, enhanced network security, decentralized applications (dApps), and more.

Additionally, the project will continue to prioritize integrating into third-party services. Such services include digital wallets, exchanges, and payment platforms to increase Dimecoin's accessibility and utility. These integrations are crucial for boosting Dimecoin's adoption and usability across a broader range of users and applications. The ultimate goal is to make using Dimecoin more convenient for users to store, trade, and use Dimecoin in everyday transactions.

Through these focused areas of development, Dimecoin aims to strengthen its ecosystem and further its mission as a versatile and user-friendly digital currency.


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  • In Progress
  • Upcoming
  1. Dimecoin Core Update v2.3.0.0
    October 2023

    Approximate date the Dimecoin Core v2.3.0.0 update will go live. This update will re-enable staking on the network. Among various other bug fixes and performance improvements.
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  2. Begin Electrum-Dime Development
    November 2023

    Begin development of the Electrum-Dime light clients once the latest core update goes live. Clients will include desktop and Android versions.

  3. Begin Electrum-Dime Public Testing
    March 2024

    Begin public testing phase of development for the Electrum-Dime clients. This will include a bounty for reported bugs. Stay tuned for details!

  4. Komodo Integration
    May 2024

    Begin the integration process to the Komodo wallet and DEX platform.

  5. Investigate Coinbase-Rosetta Implementation
    May 2024

    Begin work on the implementation of Coinbase Rosetta. Once work on the new clients and wallets are complete, the development team will begin the process of researching how to implement Dimecoin with Coinbase-Rosetta.

  6. Explore Additional Exchanges
    July 2024

    Continue to explore new exchange opportunities and expand on the number of exchanges which Dimecoin currently trades.

  7. Investigate Blue Wallet Codebase
    August 2024

    Begin investigation into the Blue Wallet codebase to determine scope of work for mobile wallets, with a focus on iOS capability.

  8. Begin Blue Wallet Development
    January 2025

    Begin development of the Blue Wallet integration of Dimecoin.

The above timeline is not an approved timeline and does not represent all anticipated project milestones. Elements outside our contributor's control can delay projects, and in some cases discontinue projects. Our contributors continue to push to release products on-time and that is our goal. This timeline will be periodically updated to reflect progress and future plans.

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