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Cryptocurrencies:  5,520Markets:  22,655Market Cap:  $259,820,808,89024h Vol:  $98,132,611,069BTC Dominance:  66.2%
Market Cap:  $259,820,808,89024h Vol:  $98,132,611,069BTC Dominance:  66.2%Cryptocurrencies:  5,520Markets:  22,655

Stellar (XLM)

$0.066639 USD (-0.58%)
0.00000712 BTC (-2.90%)
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  • Market Cap
    $1,348,573,965 USD
    143,988 BTC
  • Volume (24h)
    $405,533,905 USD
    43,299 BTC
  • Circulating Supply
    20,236,923,182 XLM
  • Total Supply
    50,001,803,849 XLM

About Stellar

What Is Stellar?

The Stellar network is an open-source, distributed and community-owned blockchain network used to facilitate cross-asset transfers of value. Stellar aims to facilitate these transfers at a fraction of a penny, while aiming to be an open financial system that gives people of all income levels access to low-cost financial services. The native digital currency of the Stellar network is known as Lumens (XLM). Every Stellar account is required to hold a small amount of Lumens to act as a barrier against spamming the Stellar payments system. Through the use of Lumens, a user can send any currency that they own to anyone else in a different currency. Stellar also supports smart contracts.

Stellar was co-founded by former lawyer Joyce Kim and Jed McCaleb in 2014. Jed McCaleb is also the founder of the now-defunct Mt. Gox exchange, and the co-founder of Ripple. In fact, both payment networks used the same protocol initially. Like Ripple, Stellar is also a payment technology that aims to connect financial institutions and drastically reduce the cost and time required for cross-border transfers, although while Ripple focuses on banks, Stellar focuses on banking the unbanked. One of Stellar's largest partnerships is with IBM — signed in October 2017 — to set up multiple currency corridors for ease of payment in the South Pacific.

Stellar is also supported by the Stellar Development Foundation, a non-profit that helps with the maintenance of Stellar's codebase, and supports Stellar communities, among other things.

How Do You Mine Stellar?

Unlike proof-of-work cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Stellar can't be mined. When the Stellar network went live in 2014, 100 billion Lumens were created with a 1% annual inflation rate. However, in October 2019, a community vote ended the inflation mechanism, and the overall lumen supply was reduced in November 2019, leaving the total supply at around 50 billion Lumens with no more Lumens to be created. While around 20 billion Lumens are in the open market, the Stellar Development Foundation has the other 30 billion, which it uses to support the Stellar ecosystem, but those Lumens will also gradually enter the open market.

How Do You Buy Stellar Lumens?

You can buy XLM on any exchange that offers the digital currency in your geographic region. For the latest list of exchanges and trading pairs for this cryptocurrency, click on our market pairs tab. Remember to always do your own research before choosing an exchange!

Stellar Statistics

Stellar Price$0.066639 USD
Stellar ROI
2,139.46%
Market Rank#14
Market Cap$1,348,573,965 USD
24 Hour Volume$405,533,905 USD
Circulating Supply20,236,923,182 XLM
Total Supply50,001,803,849 XLM
Max SupplyNo Data
All Time High
$0.938144 USD
(Jan 04, 2018)
All Time Low
$0.001227 USD
(Nov 18, 2014)
52 Week High / Low
$0.143193 USD /
$0.028492 USD
90 Day High / Low
$0.076544 USD /
$0.028492 USD
30 Day High / Low
$0.076544 USD /
$0.061108 USD
7 Day High / Low
$0.069118 USD /
$0.064151 USD
24 Hour High / Low
$0.067318 USD /
$0.065884 USD
Yesterday's High / Low
$0.067673 USD /
$0.065026 USD
Yesterday's Open / Close
$0.065119 USD /
$0.066252 USD
Yesterday's Change$0.001134 USD (1.74%)
Yesterday's Volume$437,929,645 USD
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