Did you ever have a piggy bank?
Well now the piggy bank is back in the form of a cryptocurrency, to teach kids about saving, finance, and cryptocurrencies!
(We call them piggybanks)
Desktop PiggyBanks (Windows, Mac, ...)
(Optional) Blockchain bootstrap file updated daily
This saves you time downloading the blockchain when you
first use your Desktop PiggyBank.
On Windows, unzip into your
You can also find a recent blockchain bootstrap file at
Direct APK download for Android
Note: There is a 0.15% withdrawal fee from the Online PiggyBank.
Block time target: 60 secs
Difficulty retarget: every block
PoS started at block: 8000
Min stake age: 8 hours
Max stake age: 270 days
P2P port: 54481, RPC port: 54480
PoW PHASE (finished now)
Block reward: 23700
(First 100 blocks: 100 PIGGY each)
Number of blocks: 10,000 (+-7days)
Today's total supply: > 473,490,056 PIGGYs are currently in circulation
(265,353M were mined in the old chain)
See the Chainz block explorer for the exact number of PIGGYs
in circulation right now.
Chainz blockchain explorer
See all transactions and addresses
A site to help you keep track of your investments
Cointopay.com payment processor
An online tool to make PiggyCoin transactions.
Conforms to bitpay's Insight api.
Use this if you are having trouble getting connections
in your Desktop PiggyBank.
Call it newpiggycoin.conf and put it in your
(if you are using Windows).
Piggy Coin Website: piggy-coin.com
Educators — Get involved! piggy-coin.com/educators/
History: The old PIG thread
Twitter | Facebook | Google+
#piggy Freenode IRC
Reddit | Voat
You can buy and sell PIGGY at:
Cryptopia (NSFW chatbox)
PoSWallet exchange (only traded against POSW)
Ask/Vote for PIGGY to be on more exchanges:
Livecoin | Bter | C-Cex | ShapeShift
A faucet gives you free coins for completing a small task.
Educative quiz faucet: PiggyFacts
Normal faucet (Registration required): TheCryptoChat faucet
Normal faucet (Registration required): TradeSatoshi faucets
Teachers: Get PiggyCoins for use in your classroom:
The PiggyCoin Educational Seed Fund
The PiggyCoin Shop
The PiggyCoin song!
Presently the PiggyTeam consists of:
neurocis — Software developer
Mo Green — Apprentice developer, Community officer
2016-02-01: DCEBrief: Are Your Kids Ready for Satoshi Math?
2015-03-08: BitBillions.net: New PiggyCoin Sets the Pace for Future Generations
Ana Munoz blog: New Money for a New Generation
Forbes: CryptoKids: Altcoins, Apps And Authors Aim To Bring Bitcoin To Children
Huffington Post: Back to School with a Little Digital Lunch Money
Yahoo! News: Piggycoin brings cryptocurrency to the classroom