Extensions of Single-term Coins

  • Niels Ferguson
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/3-540-48329-2_25

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 773)
Cite this paper as:
Ferguson N. (1994) Extensions of Single-term Coins. In: Stinson D.R. (eds) Advances in Cryptology — CRYPTO’ 93. CRYPTO 1993. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 773. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg


We show how the electronic cash scheme in [Fer93a] can be extended to provide n-spendable corns. Furthermore, we show how observers can be incorporated in the protocols to provide prior restraint against double spending by the user, instead of just detection after the fact.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Niels Ferguson
    • 1
  1. 1.CWIAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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