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Before transactions can be made in the platform at least two things need to be defined first: a currency and an account. Currencies are the resource Rehive uses to define common value (or assets) in the the platform. In almost all cases a currency represents a fiat currency, token or other cryptographic representation. However the currency system can support almost any fungible value you can think of (United states Dollar, Stellar Lumens, or gold).


Currencies are simple resources that store details and information regarding the currency. This includes typical information like a description, unit and divisibility. The divisibility defines how many decimal places a currency should have.

The full currency object looks like:

    "code": "USD",
    "description": "United States dollar",
    "symbol": "$",
    "unit": "dollar",
    "divisibility": 2,
    "archived": false,
    "created": 1519288307393,
    "updated": 1519288307394


Take a look at the Platform API Reference for the list of currency endpoints.

Take a look at the Platform Admin API Reference for the list of currency management endpoints.


Usage remains the same for all endpoints in Rehive. Simply invoke one of the allowed HTTP methods with the correct Content-Type and an Authorization header.