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Криптовалюты:  5,517Рынки:  22,482Рыночная капитализация:  $254,037,727,147Объем за 24ч:  $100,205,075,928Доминирование BTC:  65.9%
Рыночная капитализация:  $254,037,727,147Объем за 24ч:  $100,205,075,928Доминирование BTC:  65.9%Криптовалюты:  5,517Рынки:  22,482

Litecoin (LTC)

$43.44 USD (2.39%)
0.00477077 BTC (-0.79%)
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  • Рыночная капитализация
    $2,815,981,304 USD
    309,263 BTC
  • Объем (за 24ч)
    $2,715,104,494 USD
    298,184 BTC
  • Циркулирующее предложение
    64,824,473 LTC
  • Максимальное предложение
    84,000,000 LTC

О Litecoin

What Is Litecoin?

Litecoin is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency created by Charlie Lee, a former Google employee, in 2011. The cryptocurrency was created based on the Bitcoin protocol, but it differs in terms of the hashing algorithm used, hard cap, block transaction times and a few other factors. Litecoin was released via an open-source client on GitHub on Oct. 7, 2011, and the Litecoin Network went live five days later on Oct. 13, 2011.

Lee's intention behind Litecoin was to create a "lite version of Bitcoin," and its developers have always stated that Litecoin can be seen as the "silver" to Bitcoin's "gold." Litecoin differs from Bitcoin in its prioritization of transaction confirmation speed, which is about 2.5 minutes per block. However, Litecoin users may have to wait up to around 30 minutes for their transaction to be processed due to network congestion.

Litecoin is accepted at a variety of merchants, you can see an updated list on the Litecoin Foundation's website.

How Do You Mine Litecoin?

Unlike Bitcoin, Litecoin uses the memory intensive Scrypt proof of work mining algorithm. Scrypt allows consumer-grade hardware such as GPU to mine those coins, meaning that you can still mine Litecoin on a Mac or on Windows either solo or via a pool, something no longer possible for Bitcoin mining. Scrypt, by design, is more accessible for users that want to mine via CPUs or GPU, as ASIC-based mining rigs are not suitable for Litecoin mining.

In the beginning, Litecoin block rewards were 50 Litecoin, but the block reward was halved in 2015 to 25, and will continue to halve until its hard cap of 84 million Litecoin is reached.

Where Can You Store Litecoin?

Litecoin can be stored like most cryptocurrencies either on an exchange or in a cold or hot storage wallet.

How Can You Buy Litecoin?

You can buy Litecoin at any exchange that supports the cryptocurrency. For the latest list of exchanges and trading pairs for this cryptocurrency, click on our market pairs tab. Remember to do your own research before choosing an exchange.

Статистика по Litecoin

Litecoin Price$43.44 USD
Litecoin ROI
910.27%
Рыночный ранг#7
Рыночная капитализация$2,815,981,304 USD
Объем за 24 часа$2,715,104,494 USD
Циркулирующее предложение64,824,473 LTC
Общее предложение64,824,473 LTC
Максимальное предложение84,000,000 LTC
Максимум за все время
$375.29 USD
(Dec 19, 2017)
Минимум за все время
$1.11 USD
(Jan 14, 2015)
Максимум/минимум за 52 недели
$146.43 USD /
$25.57 USD
Максимум/минимум за 90 дней
$63.77 USD /
$25.57 USD
Максимум/минимум за 30 дней
$50.92 USD /
$40.14 USD
Максимум/минимум за 7 дней
$44.58 USD /
$41.88 USD
Максимум/минимум за 24 часа
$44.07 USD /
$42.29 USD
Вчерашний максимум/минимум
$43.01 USD /
$42.12 USD
Вчерашняя цена открытия/закрытия
$42.93 USD /
$42.43 USD
Вчерашнее изменение$-0.495143 USD (-1.15%)
Вчерашний объем$2,475,471,673 USD
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