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24h Volume
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Bitcoin Gold [BTG]

 
Rank: 28
Coin
$ 17.36
11.36
Ƀ 0.00265
2.64
Ξ 0.0579
-4.40

Market Cap

$ 298,327,465
Ƀ 45,594
ATH:  $ 10,823,316,411 

24h Trade Volume

$ 7,135,131
Ƀ 1,090
410,895 BTG

Supply

Circulating:
17,179,961 BTG
Total:
17,279,961 BTG
Max:
21,000,000 BTG

ATH Price

$ 630 
Ƀ 0.104 
Date:  12th Nov 2017
From ATH:  -97.24%

Bitcoin Gold Price Chart

What is Bitcoin Gold

Bitcoin Gold is a community-led project to create an experimental hard fork of Bitcoin to a new proof-of-work algorithm. The purpose for doing this is to make Bitcoin mining decentralized again. Satoshi Nakamoto’s idealistic vision of “one CPU one vote” has been superseded by a reality where the manufacture and distribution of mining equipment has become dominated by a very small number of entities, some of whom have engaged in abusive practices against individual miners and the Bitcoin network as a whole. Bitcoin Gold will provide an opportunity for countless new people around the world to participate in the mining process with widely-available consumer hardware that is manufactured and distributed by reputable mainstream corporations. A more decentralized, democratic mining infrastructure is more resilient and more in line with Satoshi’s original vision. Perhaps, if the Bitcoin Gold experiment is judged by the community to be a success, it may one day help build consensus for a proof-of-work hard fork on Bitcoin itself.

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