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Bitcoin Price: $9343.59 USD

  • Published On: March 20, 2018
  • Last Modified: November 12, 2019

Bitcoin (BTC) Background

Bitcoin is a Cryptocurrency that you can buy, sell or exchange on the open market. The coin has been trading since 03/01/2009 and it uses the symbol BTC. We include a variety of resources on this cryptocurrency, including how you can buy, sell and exchange it with others. Of course, you can always visit the website or social links included below. We recommend you visit the website for the cryptocurrency and reading the whitepaper before buying Bitcoin.

Is Bitcoin mined? How many BTC coins have been mined to date?
Based on our real-time statistics, we know 18040900 BTC coins of 21000000 total coins that are available have been mined to date.

What do we know about Bitcoin on social media?
Bitcoin can be found being discussed regularly on reddit. BTC has 965475 Reddit Subscribers and 8118 active Reddit users on the dedicated subreddit. The coin has received an average of 1810.94 comments per day since discussion began. BTC can be found on twitter under the handle Bitcoin. The coin has 1000 Favorites and 844049 Followers.

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Bitcoin Algorithm, Proof Type

If you are wondering about Bitcoin in terms of technical specifics, look no further. Here are some common questions and additional details about Bitcoin (BTC).

What type of algorithm does BTC, Bitcoin use?

Like many older coins, Bitcoin uses an older SHA256 as an algorithm. SHA256 hashing is used in over 10% of cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin uses a known Proof System. Bitcoin, more specifically, uses Proof of Work. Based on an evaluation of over 2000 cryptocurrencies, fewer than five percent use this combination of algorithm and staking. This combination is fairly unique. With the use of Proof of Work, this coin requires a network of nodes to verify transactions on the shared ledger. A few other PoW coins include: BridgeCoin (BCO), ZumCoin (ZUM), T.OS (TOSC), OFCOIN (OF), Beldex (BDX), Super Zero (SERO), SHA-256 is a cryptographic algorithm that turns data into a string of text. This algorithm was created by the NSA and it uses nearly unique 256-bit signatures which must be proven through the use of one of the proof systems. The following coins all use SHA256 RecordsKeeper (XRK), Bitcoin SV (BSV), Planumex (PLNX), Bitcoin Cash Satoshi's Vision (Futures) (BCHSV), Bitcoin ABC (BCHABC), TigerCash (TGR), Project Pai (PAI*), BitcoinWSpectrum (BWS), Bitcoin Core (BTCC), Benjamins (BEN*), Manna (MANNA), SARCoin (SAR*), Infinity Economics (XIN), (AR*), Internet of People (IOP), You may have heard of SHA256 because the most popular cryptocurrency that you can buy with a credit card, Bitcoin, uses it.


BTC price

Bitcoin has changed in price by -2639.21 in the last 90 days. This represents a -22.02 percent move in the price of BTC.

While Bitcoin coin price continues to change, so to does the market capitalization of the coin. At this moment the market cap is a product of the current price of $9343.59 USD and a total coin supply of 21000000. In the sections below you can find key statistics and information on the current, past and future price predictions as well as Bitcoin reddit, facebook, twitter and social statistics that help inform some of the cryptocurrency rankings you will find elsewhere on the site.


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BTC Coin Background

  • Name: Bitcoin
  • Name and Symbol: Bitcoin (BTC) Coin
  • ID: 1182
  • Algorithm: SHA256
  • Proof Type: PoW
  • Coins Mined: 18040900
  • Coin Started On: 03/01/2009
  • Coin Symbol: BTC
  • Coin Supply: 21000000
  • Coin Website Link: Website for the Coin

Bitcoin (BTC) Price History

  • Bitcoin (BTC) Current Price: 9343.59
  • BTC 24hr Price: 9399.99
  • BTC 7 Day Price: 9169.86
  • BTC 30 Day Price:
  • BTC 60 Day Price:
  • BTC 90 Day Price: 11982.8
  • BTC 180 Day Price: 5998.71
  • BTC 365 Day Price: 6467.05

Bitcoin (BTC) Coin Tools

Below you will find a number of dedicated tools to convert BTC to USD, to graph historical price trends for Bitcoin (BTC) and to get price alerts for changes in the price of BTC.

Bitcoin Historical Prices

In the section below the historical price changes for Bitcoin expressed in USD are graphically represented. Graphs can be modified by clicking the tabs along the top to show BTC price fluctuations for each period represented.

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