Currency Image Bitcoin Gold (BTG)

0.001271 BTC (0.01%)
currency icon 56.9400 USD (7.31%)
Market Cap
currency icon 1,010,403,870.0000 USD
Volume (24h)
currency icon 36,456,705.0000 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
BINANCE BTG/BTC USD 1,008,096.04174463 BTG 56.30342252
HUOBI_GLOBAL BTG/BTC USD 662,178.53787751 BTG 33.73847269
BITFINEX BTG/USD USD 84.44813751 BTG 4.72500103

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
22 Sep, 2021 50.0069 55.9194 56.1562 48.2510 125454.001
21 Sep, 2021 53.4879 50.0069 54.9028 50.0069 126815.001
20 Sep, 2021 59.5571 53.4879 63.1470 53.2022 152595.001
19 Sep, 2021 62.0040 59.5571 65.8350 55.6432 125250.001
18 Sep, 2021 58.6394 62.0040 67.7330 53.7140 115544.001
17 Sep, 2021 67.8411 58.6394 67.8411 58.6394 125250.001
16 Sep, 2021 68.2471 67.8411 70.4194 67.0665 152595.001
15 Sep, 2021 65.9339 68.2471 70.4485 64.9607 102564.001
14 Sep, 2021 63.7950 65.9339 66.2030 63.2700 125250.001
13 Sep, 2021 64.5833 63.7950 68.8770 61.4560 125150.001
12 Sep, 2021 59.9668 64.5833 64.5833 51.2387 125250.001
11 Sep, 2021 63.7959 59.9668 65.8016 59.9668 125150.001
10 Sep, 2021 68.9815 63.7959 69.7284 63.7959 152595.001
09 Sep, 2021 68.7380 68.9815 69.9297 67.4609 152056.001
08 Sep, 2021 66.4700 68.7380 69.8105 5.1986 125411.001
07 Sep, 2021 71.0950 66.4700 77.4143 61.3981 125454.001
06 Sep, 2021 83.7301 71.0950 83.9090 70.4413 125411.001
05 Sep, 2021 82.5013 83.7301 83.7505 79.9073 125250.001
04 Sep, 2021 84.6737 82.5013 86.8123 80.7390 152595.001
03 Sep, 2021 80.1513 84.6737 86.3169 77.6419 125454.001
02 Sep, 2021 73.7876 80.1513 80.1522 72.5799 125150.001
01 Sep, 2021 64.3635 73.7876 73.7876 58.2759 1022520.001
31 Aug, 2021 76.0749 64.3635 78.4409 64.3635 1022520.001
30 Aug, 2021 77.8773 76.0749 82.2772 75.6272 102564.001
29 Aug, 2021 72.7636 77.8773 89.3858 72.7636 125150.001
28 Aug, 2021 66.8774 72.7636 73.3557 62.3301 152056.001
27 Aug, 2021 62.8328 66.8774 67.2032 60.5743 126815.001
26 Aug, 2021 66.4354 62.8328 67.1876 61.2792 125150.001
25 Aug, 2021 49.8058 66.4354 66.4445 49.8058 152056.001
24 Aug, 2021 68.3909 49.8058 68.6333 37.8378 112451.001
23 Aug, 2021 64.4617 68.3909 69.0659 63.2897 112451.001

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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September 21, 2021

Crypto Investor Sues Apple Over Malicious App That Stole Cryptocurrencies

A crypto financial backer has recorded a legal claim against Apple Inc. after she downloaded a vindictive application from the organization's App Store that prompted the burglary of her digital forms of money.Apple Sued Over Theft of Cryptocurrency Due to Malicious AppHadona Diep, an inhabitant of the U.S. territory of Maryland and a full-time digital protection IT proficient, has recorded a legal claim against Apple Inc. She asserts that the organization approved and kept "a malignant application" in its App Store notwithstanding information on the crime. Moreover, the organization neglected to tell her and the class individuals that their monetary data had been compromised.The claim clarifies that "Since Plaintiff knew, or if nothing else thought she knew, that Apple completely vets applications before it permitted them on the App Store, Plaintiff downloaded the application known as Toast Plus from the Apple App Store approximately March of 2020 onto her iPhone."The offended party accepted that "Toast Plus was an adaptation of Toast Wallet, a notable cryptographic money wallet, as the names were comparable and the logo utilized for the application in the App Store was something very similar or almost indistinguishable."In January 2018, the offended party moved around 474 XRP from crypto trade Bittrex to a protected crypto wallet called Rippex. Nonetheless, Rippex shut down a time later so the offended party got to her coins through the got wallet and "connected her private XRP key, or a seed expression, into Toast Plus in March of 2021."The court archive notes:As Plaintiff expected to hold the XRP as a venture and not to effectively exchange it, she didn't check the Toast Wallet Plus application in the wake of entering her seed expression into it. In August of 2021, Plaintiff actually look at her record on Toast Plus and found that in addition to the fact that she had no XRP in the wallet, her record was 'erased' on March 3, 2021.Diep started exploring the matter and found that "Toast Plus was not indeed a form of the real Toast Wallet application, yet was rather a 'ridiculing' or 'phishing' program made for the sole motivation behind making digital currency, by acquiring buyers' cryptographic money account data and from there on steering something similar to the programmers' very own records."The offended party asserts that Apple disregarded various laws, including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, Maryland Personal Information Protection and Consumer Protection Acts, and each state's Personal Information Protection and Consumer Protection Acts.The offended party looks for the "Grant [of] legal, genuine, or compensatory harms" to her and the class "to the greatest degree allowed by law." She additionally looks for "sensible pay for filling in as a class delegate" and "pre-and post-judgment premium at the lawful rate," just as any "further help as the court considers just and legitimate."
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September 20, 2021

We Are All Satoshi: Statue of Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto Unveiled in Hungary

A model of Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin, has been uncovered in Budapest, Hungary. "The model is made of bronze, the face is made of an interesting bronze-aluminum composite, in this way every visitor can see their own face when looking at Satoshi. We are all Satoshi."Figure Representing 'We Are All Satoshi' in Honor of Bitcoin's CreatorA model of bitcoin's pseudonymous creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, was uncovered Thursday in the capital of Hungary, Budapest. It is arranged in Graphisoft Park. According to the drive's site:The goal of the model is to regard Satoshi Nakamoto … his work as really something to be reviewed. Not considering its significance in its domain, yet since of its impetus for mankind generally speaking."Satoshi's model tends to a general human figure since we haven't the faintest idea about the sex, race, age, height of the confounding architect," the site portrays. "Satoshi is wearing a hoodie, with the Bitcoin logo on its chest. The figure is made of bronze, the face is made of an exceptional bronze-aluminum composite, hence every visitor can see their own face when looking at Satoshi. We are all Satoshi."The fundamental idea for a Satoshi form came from András Györfi, editor of Hungarian crypto news site Kripto Akadémia. He said the figure is a work to uncover issues of blockchain development and computerized monetary forms.The figure is created by two Hungarian craftsmen, Gergely Réka and Tamás Gilly. They hoped to portray a human construction while staying reliable with the anonymity of Satoshi Nakamoto.Gilly told the Associated Press:It was a significant test. It is incredibly difficult to make a portrayal model of a person that we don't know exactly what they take after. I believe that through the language of the model I have sorted out some way to pass on the central considered Bitcoin, that it has a spot with everyone and no one all the while.
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Bitcoin Gold Price

  • Bitcoin Gold Price currency icon 56.9400 USD
  • 24 Hour High / Low currency icon 57.6700 USD /
    currency icon 51.2400 USD
  • 24 Hour Volume currency icon 36,456,705.0000 USD
  • Market Cap currency icon 1,010,403,870.0000 USD
  • Market Cap Rank #100
  • Market Cap Dominance 0.0459%
  • Bitcoin/Bitcoin Gold Ratio 1 BTC = 769.6523 BTG
  • 7 Day High / Low currency icon 69.2891 USD /
    currency icon 48.2510 USD
  • 30 Day High / Low currency icon 89.3858 USD /
    currency icon 5.1986 USD
  • 90 Day High / Low currency icon 89.3858 USD /
    currency icon 4.5000 USD
  • 52 Week High / Low currency icon 162.4400 USD /
    currency icon 4.5000 USD
  • All Time High currency icon 659.2950 USD
  • All Time Low currency icon 2.3001 USD
  • Bitcoin Gold ROI 137 %
  • Trading Volume currency icon 1,010,403,870.0000
  • 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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