BLACK & WHITE VERSION In 2014 there was an explosion in the number of cryptocurrencies. These were released to the general public as a consequence of the inspirational, innovative and intriguing work of Satoshi Nakamoto, the founder of Bitcoin. Bitcoin was the first decentralised cryptocurrency invented in 2008 and then subsequently launched on the 3rd of January 2009. This book is for those who would like understand the basic premise of cryptocurrency. It is not a fully comprehensive history of cryptocurrency, nevertheless it covers the mayor historical events of all 38 coins. Simply put, I hope to give the reader an understanding of what cryptocurrencies are, where they come from and how they can be used. You may already be aware of cryptocurrency or you may be curious to find out what they are all about. It is therefore an introduction (non-technical) or a useful historical reference book for novices. Cryptocurrencies included are: Anoncoin, Auroracoin, Bitcoin, Blackcoin, Britcoin, Colossuscoin, Crypto Bullion, Darkcoin, Diamond, Digibyte, Digitalcoin, Dogecoin, Fastcoin, Feathercoin, Fedoracoin, Franko, Goldcoin, Hobonickels, Infinitecoin, Kittehcoin, Leafcoin, Litecoin, Maxcoin, Mazacoin, Megacoin, Mintcoin, Mooncoin, Nxt, Peercoin, Primecoin, Quark, Reddcoin, Saturn2coin, Tagcoin, Topcoin2, Ultracoin, Worldcoin and Zetacoin.