What is Bitcoin?
Bitcoin (BTC) is the one that started it all. Created by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, it’s the first cryptocurrency to utilize Proof of Work. The name "Satoshi Nakamoto" is said to be a pseudonymous alias that the mysterious individual or perhaps even group of individuals who created the cryptocurrency used to hide behind. Bitcoin has grown to be the #1 decentralized digital currency by total market capitalization since its inception. It continues being an endless source of innovation with markets for it continuing to expand. Bitcoin's consensus algorithm is Proof of Work (PoW).
Fundamental Cryptocurrency Data
|Circulating supply||16,881,700 BTC|
|Total Supply||21,000,000 BTC|
|Trading volume of all markets for this coin||$3,050,006,255|
|Bitcoin BTC Prices||
7.74 XAU (= 219.43) grams GOLD
619.46 XAG (= 17,561.40) grams SILVER
|Marketcap|| 16,881,700 BTC|
3,728,755.05 kg gold
298,603,177.77 kg silver