A cryptocurrency wallet stores the public and private keys which can be used to receive or spend the cryptocurrency. A wallet can contain multiple public and private key pairs. As of January 2018, there are over thirteen hundred cryptocurrencies; the first and best known is bitcoin. The cryptocurrency itself is not in the wallet.
May 27, 2014 Most of us know about the paper wallet but there are a few new products on the market that take bitcoin cold storage to the next level. Mike Ward takes a look at some of the latest storage options that won't go soggy in a flood. Cold storage solutions are simply ways of storing value such that the value is not