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10 Most Ridiculous Cryptocurrencies

By BenZinga
FinTech

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The growing list of cyryptocurrencies added yet another name this week as Restaurant Brands International Inc (NYSE: QSR)’s Burger King launched its new WhopperCoin currency at its Russia locations. The company said it plans to have Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Android WhopperCoin apps available within the next month. Burger King diners can amass one coin for every Whopper sandwich they purchase.

If the WhopperCoin sounds like a particularly absurd use for cryptocurrency technology, it certainly wouldn’t be the first one.

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Here’s a look at 10 other absurd and/or strangely specific cryptocurrencies and their current market caps, according to CoinMarketCap.

1. Dentacoin

Dentacoin is the brand new cryptocurrency designed by the global dental industry and already accepted as a means of payment at partner dental clinics. Dentacoin currently has a market cap of more than $2.9 million.

Read more at Benzinga.

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