3. Create your own cryptocurrency

A step-by-step guide to creating your own cryptocurrency token

What is an asset?

A cryptocurrency tradable on the Porta blockchain.

Can I create my own cryptocurrency on the Porta blockchain?

Yes, and this tutorial shows you how.

Requirement: To create a new token, your Porta account must hold 12,500+ Porta tokens. It does not cost 12,500 tokens to create an asset, it is simply a holding requirement at the time of asset creation.


Go to Assets page of Porta Console.


Click: Create

Set the following:

  • The name of your asset

  • The ticker of your asset

  • Set decimals to 10.

  • Set minimum balance to 100.

  • Choose an asset_id that is not used by anyone else on the blockchain.

Your asset will appear in the asset list

You can now move onto step 4: Mint your cryptocurrency tokens.