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BTC Bitcoin Cryptocurrency Price and Chart

Bitcoin (BTC)

19418.15$

(0.54358243%)

Rank 1
Market Cap

360 425 078 494 $

Volume (24h)

31 682 709 193 $

Circulation Supply

18 561 250 BTC

Max. Supply

21 000 000 BTC

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Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and worldwide payment system. It is the first decentralized digital currency, as the system works without a central bankor single administrator. The network is peer-to-peer and transactions take place between users directly, without an intermediary. These transactions are verified by network nodes through the use of cryptography and recorded in a public distributed ledger called a blockchain. Bitcoin was invented by an unknown person or group of people under the name Satoshi Nakamoto and released as open-source software in 2009.

Bitcoins are created as a reward for a process known as mining. They can be exchanged for other currencies, products, and services. As of February 2015, over 100,000 merchants and vendors accepted bitcoin as payment. Research produced by the University of Cambridge estimates that in 2017, there are 2.9 to 5.8 million unique users using a cryptocurrency wallet, most of them using bitcoin.

Bitcoin (BTC) is a consensus network that enables a new payment system and a completely digital currency. Powered by its users, it is a peer to peer payment network that requires no central authority to operate. On October 31st, 2008, an individual or group of individuals operating under the pseudonym "Satoshi Nakamoto" published the Bitcoin Whitepaper and described it as: "a purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash, which would allow online payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a financial institution."

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Bitcoin Statistics

Price

19 418.15$

Market Cap

360 425 078 494$

Volume (24h)

31 682 709 193$

Change (1h)

0.54 %

Change (24h)

2.11 %

Change (7d)

16.76 %

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