Currency Image Bitcoin Gold (BTG)

0.000870 BTC (0.01%)
currency icon 36.6500 USD (0.02%)
Market Cap
currency icon 642,998,815.0000 USD
Volume (24h)
currency icon 17,183,013.0000 USD
Circulating Supply
17,513,900 BTG
Max Supply
21,000,000 BTG
 

Bitcoin Gold Market Pairs

Exchange messages.Pair Volume (24h) Price
BITHUMB BTG/KRW USD 40,586,301.24571329 BTG 32.92360081
HUOBI_GLOBAL BTG/BTC USD 662,178.53787751 BTG 33.73847269
BITFINEX BTG/USD USD 73,447.28015573 BTG 36.35000000
BINANCE BTG/BTC USD 23,391.23501000 BTG 83.20108569

About Bitcoin Gold

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BTG is a cryptocurrency with Bitcoin fundamentals, mined on common GPUs instead of specialty ASICs. ASICs tend to monopolize mining to a few big players, but GPU mining means anyone can mine again - restoring decentralization and independence. GPU mining rewards go to individuals worldwide, instead of mostly to ASIC warehouse owners, recreating network effects that Bitcoin used to have.

Historical data for Bitcoin Gold

Date Open* Close* High Low Volume
17 Jan, 2022 37.7410 36.2470 37.7410 35.9930 125454.001
16 Jan, 2022 38.1930 37.7410 38.2370 37.2200 125150.001
15 Jan, 2022 37.0410 38.1930 38.7220 37.0410 125411.001
14 Jan, 2022 36.0500 37.0410 38.8940 36.0500 152595.001
13 Jan, 2022 37.2130 36.0500 37.4880 36.0500 102564.001
12 Jan, 2022 35.6800 37.2130 37.2860 35.6400 125454.001
11 Jan, 2022 34.1820 35.6800 36.8380 34.1090 1022520.001
10 Jan, 2022 36.4530 34.1820 36.4530 33.1740 125250.001
09 Jan, 2022 35.9860 36.4530 36.5410 35.5780 112451.001
08 Jan, 2022 36.4970 35.9860 37.4430 35.2350 102564.001
07 Jan, 2022 38.1170 36.4970 40.0800 35.4470 125150.001
06 Jan, 2022 38.8280 38.1170 39.6640 37.7810 1022520.001
05 Jan, 2022 40.3915 38.8280 43.7280 37.9900 102564.001
04 Jan, 2022 36.7791 40.3915 41.1785 31.8617 102564.001
03 Jan, 2022 40.7533 36.7791 42.2761 34.5266 125411.001
02 Jan, 2022 40.1907 40.7533 41.6940 39.2505 125250.001
01 Jan, 2022 16.5229 40.1907 41.3623 16.5229 126815.001
31 Dec, 2021 37.8119 16.5229 37.8119 8.5555 152056.001
30 Dec, 2021 40.4013 37.8119 41.0109 37.6809 125150.001
29 Dec, 2021 41.6788 40.4013 42.1500 40.4013 102564.001
28 Dec, 2021 45.3218 41.6788 45.3218 41.3942 126815.001
27 Dec, 2021 44.2582 45.3218 47.6771 44.1729 125411.001
26 Dec, 2021 45.2430 44.2582 45.2430 42.8083 152595.001
25 Dec, 2021 45.5334 45.2430 45.8594 3.9100 126815.001
24 Dec, 2021 44.1199 45.5334 47.0374 44.0056 112451.001
23 Dec, 2021 42.7690 44.1199 44.3954 41.8625 115544.001
22 Dec, 2021 42.7370 42.7690 43.0190 42.2230 152595.001
21 Dec, 2021 40.9530 42.7370 43.2200 40.5130 126815.001
20 Dec, 2021 40.3323 40.9530 43.2990 38.8397 125250.001
19 Dec, 2021 40.4609 40.3323 41.4622 39.8375 126815.001
18 Dec, 2021 39.9860 40.4609 40.9377 39.6857 125150.001

What is Bitcoin Gold?

Bitcoin Gold (BTG) is a cryptocurrency. It is a hard fork of Bitcoin, the open source cryptocurrency. It is an open source, decentralized digital currency without a central bank or intermediary that can be sent from user to user on the peer-to-peer Bitcoin Gold network. The stated purpose of the hard fork is to change the proof of work algorithm so that application specific integrated circuits (ASIC) cannot be used to mine the Bitcoin Gold block chain

Born as a community-driven project, it was initiated by Alejandro Regojo and Hang Ying as top developers. Bitcoin Gold hard forked from the Bitcoin block chain on October 24, 2017, at block height 491407.

Bitcoin Gold (BTG) Hard Fork Implements New Mining Algorithm in July 2018. The actual algorithm that was developed by Zcash (now, Electric Coin Company) was based on parameter set <200, 9>. Bitcoin Gold has modified this algorithm and is now adopting parameter set <144, 5>. This new algorithm is called Equihash-BTG. The new algorithm requires more memory than the one that was originally developed by Zcash. Soon after the launch, the website came under a distributed denial of service attack, and received criticism from Coinbase and Bittrex for being hastily put together, as well as including a developer pre-mine.

In May 2018, Bitcoin Gold was hit by a 51% hashing attack by an unknown actor. This type of attack makes it possible to manipulate the blockchain ledger on which transactions are recorded, and to spend the same digital coins more than once.[7] During the attack, 388,000 BTG (worth approximately $18 million USD) was stolen from several cryptocurrency exchanges. Bitcoin Gold was later delisted from Bittrex, after the team refused to help pay some of the damages.

Bitcoin Gold suffered from 51% attacks again in January 2020.[9] In July 2020 the version 0.17.2 was released as an "emergency update" in order to elude a long attack chain originated a few days before.

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January 13, 2022

Crypto Tops Investor Threats for US Securities Regulators

U.S. state protections controllers have uncovered that digital currency ventures are their top financial backer danger this year. "Before you bounce into the crypto frenzy, be careful that digital currencies and related monetary items might be just open confronting fronts for Ponzi plans and different cheats," one controller cautioned.Crypto Is the Top Threat for US Securities RegulatorsThe North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) delivered its "yearly rundown of top financial backer dangers" Monday.The NASAA, framed in 1919, is a philanthropic relationship of state, common, and regional protections controllers in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. The affiliation has 67 individuals, remembering the protections controllers for each of the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands."The top dangers to financial backers were controlled by looking over North American protections controllers to distinguish the most tricky items, practices, or plans," the affiliation clarified. "Speculations attached to cryptographic forms of money and computerized resources" top the rundown of the dangers most frequently refered to by protections controllers, the affiliation noted.Alabama Securities Commission Director Joseph P. Borg remarked:By a long shot, NASAA's protections controllers uncovered that speculations connected with cryptographic forms of money and advanced resources is our top financial backer danger.He expounded: "Accounts of 'crypto tycoons' drawn in certain financial backers to take a stab at putting resources into cryptographic forms of money or crypto-related speculations this year, and with them, numerous accounts of the individuals who bet enormous and lost huge started showing up, and they will keep on showing up in 2022."The NASAA cautioned: "Advanced resources don't fall flawlessly into the current financial backer administrative structure, and it very well might be simpler for the advertisers of these items to wool people in general. All ventures convey the danger that some, or all, of the contributed assets, could be lost."Texas State Securities Board Enforcement Division Director Joseph Rotunda advised:Before you hop into the crypto frenzy, be careful that digital currencies and related monetary items might be just open confronting fronts for Ponzi plans and different cheats.He proceeded: "Interests in digital money exchanging programs, interests in crypto mining pools, crypto vault accounts and securitized tokens ought to be recognized the truth about: incredibly hazardous hypothesis with a high danger of misfortune."
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January 13, 2022

Bitcoins Hashrate Slides 15 Percent in 10 Days Price and Difficulty Puts Pressure on BTC Miners

The cost of bitcoin has been on a long losing streak since November 10, 2021, when the main crypto resource tapped a record-breaking high at $69K per unit. During the most recent fourteen days, bitcoin has shed over 19% in esteem, and the organization's hashrate has dropped from more than 200 exahash each second (EH/s) to 174 EH/s losing generally 15% in ten days.Common Unrest in Kazakhstan Leads to Hashrate Loss Speculation, Kazakhstan's Bitcoin Miners Say Issues Did Not Affect ThemThis week the common distress in Kazakhstan made a many individuals hypothesize on whether or not it would influence Bitcoin's worldwide hashrate. The justification behind this supposition that is on the grounds that it is assessed that Kazakhstan represents basically 18% of the worldwide hashrate, as per the latest appraisals from the Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance (CCAF). Checking out the 30-day outline for Bitcoin's (BTC) hashrate demonstrates that the convention's hashpower lost generally 15% in ten days.Reports coming from Kazakhstan demonstrate that the common distress has balanced out and the country's Data Center Industry and Blockchain Association of Kazakhstan (NABCD), said the issues didn't influence advanced cash diggers. There were a couple of issues that might have impacted bitcoin diggers in the course of the last week that are not related with the issues in Kazakhstan.Bitcoin's Low Price and Higher Difficulty Puts Pressure on Bitcoin MinersFive days prior, bitcoin (BTC) was trading hands for $46.5K per unit yet the cost slid over 10% in esteem. Additionally, north of a month prior, the best performing mining rig with more than 100 terahash each second (TH/s) would get $25 to $30 each day, per machine, and a power pace of $0.12 each kilowatt-hour. Today, that equivalent mining apparatus will create $14.87 each day at the hour of composing, utilizing a similar electrical utilization. The bitcoin value drop could undoubtedly influence the hashrate and could be one reason it has dropped 15%.Another motivation behind why the hashrate dropped 15% could be a result of the last mining trouble increment. The keep going increment occurred on January 8, 2022, as the organization's mining trouble hopped 0.41 % higher. While that may not be that quite a bit of an expansion, the trouble is outrageously near the measurement's record-breaking high, and the organization has seen three continuous expansions in succession. In over 11 days from now, the mining trouble is relied upon to increment once more, up 0.67% from where it is today.As of now, pool appropriation measurements in the course of the most recent three days show F2pool and Foundry USA are the world's top mining pool today, as the two pools have 16.74% of the worldwide hash rate each or 29.03 EH/s per pool. There are 13 realized mining pools committing SHA256 hashrate to the BTC chain and obscure hashrate addresses 1.40% of the total or 2.42 EH/s. In spite of the new hashrate drop, from December 31 up until now, the hashrate is up 26.08% since the day preceding the new year.
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Bitcoin Gold Price

  • Bitcoin Gold Price currency icon 36.6500 USD
  • 24 Hour High / Low currency icon 37.1800 USD /
    currency icon 35.3900 USD
  • 24 Hour Volume currency icon 17,183,013.0000 USD
  • Market Cap currency icon 642,998,815.0000 USD
  • Market Cap Rank #152
  • Market Cap Dominance 0.0195%
  • Bitcoin/Bitcoin Gold Ratio 1 BTC = 1,139.2087 BTG
  • 7 Day High / Low currency icon 38.8940 USD /
    currency icon 34.6050 USD
  • 30 Day High / Low currency icon 47.6771 USD /
    currency icon 3.9100 USD
  • 90 Day High / Low currency icon 72.1990 USD /
    currency icon 3.9100 USD
  • 52 Week High / Low currency icon 162.4400 USD /
    currency icon 3.9100 USD
  • All Time High currency icon 659.2950 USD
  • All Time Low currency icon 2.3001 USD
  • Bitcoin Gold ROI 53 %
  • Trading Volume currency icon 642,998,815.0000
  • Circulating Supply 17,513,900 BTG
  • Total Supply 17,513,900 BTG
  • Max Supply 21,000,000 BTG

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Frequently Asked Questions

Bitcoin Gold was formed as a result of hard fork on Bitcoin in October, 2017 the purpose of scaling of the bitcoins. The main purpose of Gold coin was to improve the mining process in bitcoin, this is the process through which new bitcoins come into circulation. Bitcoin mining is a very lucrative exercise and most often requires a lot of resources both monetary and human resources. Often the most successful and profitable mining are amalgamation of many rigs with advanced systems.

One of the essential objectives of bitcoin gold has been to change the calculation by which the bitcoin itself is mined, implying that the mining cycle can't be run quicker on particular hardware than it can on standard PC frameworks. This allows ordinary people with a regular computer to mine Bitcoin Gold, and also mine bitcoin just the way it was used to be during its early years. There are currently 17 million bitcoin gold in circulation and it is said to be supported by the miners who want to go back to the standard mining of bitcoins.

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