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Market Cap:  $331,875,481,29324h Vol:  $105,599,438,877BTC Dominance:  58.2%Cryptocurrencies:  7,130Markets:  29,693

Bitcoin Gold (BTG)

$8.38 USD (-9.50%)
0.00080153 BTC (-5.14%)
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  • Market Cap
    $146,717,824 USD
    14,038 BTC
  • Volume (24h)
    $4,882,102 USD
    467.11826333 BTC
  • Circulating Supply
    17,513,924 BTG
  • Max Supply
    21,000,000 BTG

About Bitcoin Gold

Bitcoin Gold (BTG) is a fork of Bitcoin that occurred on 24 October 2017 on block 419406. Bitcoin Gold changed Bitcoin’s proof-of-work algorithm from SHA256 to Equihash rendering specialized mining equipment obsolete in an attempt to democratize the Bitcoin mining process.

BTG is a cryptocurrency with Bitcoin fundamentals, mined on common GPUs instead of specialty ASICs. ASICs tend to monopolize mining to a few big players, but GPU mining means anyone can mine again - restoring decentralization and independence. GPU mining rewards go to individuals worldwide, instead of mostly to ASIC warehouse owners, recreating network effects that Bitcoin used to have.

BTG aims to extend the crypto space with a blockchain that is closely compatible with Bitcoin (with SegWit and Lightning Network). but without using resources like Bitcoin hashpower or vying for the 'real Bitcoin' title. The team aims to create a welcoming space for new devs and new technologies building on a bitcoin base. As a Friendly Fork, the team aims to offer a coin as easy and familiar to implement as Bitcoin, along with space for new ideas with a view towards creating a thriving economy and ecosystem.

Bitcoin Gold Price

Bitcoin Gold Price$8.38 USD
Bitcoin Gold ROI
-98.25%
Market Rank#75
Market Cap$146,717,824 USD
24 Hour Volume$4,882,102 USD
Circulating Supply17,513,924 BTG
Total Supply17,513,924 BTG
Max Supply21,000,000 BTG
All Time High
$539.72 USD
(Oct 23, 2017)
All Time Low
$4.31 USD
(Mar 13, 2020)
52 Week High / Low
$22.96 USD /
$4.31 USD
90 Day High / Low
$12.01 USD /
$7.83 USD
30 Day High / Low
$12.01 USD /
$7.83 USD
7 Day High / Low
$10.45 USD /
$7.83 USD
24 Hour High / Low
$10.45 USD /
$7.83 USD
Yesterday's High / Low
$10.89 USD /
$7.54 USD
Yesterday's Open / Close
$8.16 USD /
$7.92 USD
Yesterday's Change$-0.239828 USD (-2.94%)
Yesterday's Volume$4,555,608 USD
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