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Litecoin LTC Price Chart Market Cap

Litecoin LTC Price Chart Market Cap

Get Litecoin (LTC) latest price, chart, and market cap data from all exchanges. LTC to USD (LTC/USD). Litecoin price today ✓ $ 43.184 USD (2.25 %) Litecoin Stay up to date with the current price of Litecoin for 1 min, 1 hours, 24 hours, 7 days, 1 month, 1 year, and more.
Litecoin (LTC) Crypto Coin Rank 7
Website r/Litecoin (LTC)
59,183,263 LTC

Litecoin (LTC)
Litecoin
LTC Coin Values LTC

Litecoin (LTC) valuesUSD Price
$ 43.18

Litecoin (LTC) BTC Price
0.007706

Litecoin (LTC) 24h Vol
$ 480,856,934

Litecoin (LTC) Market Cap
$ 2,555,743,241

Litecoin (LTC) Circulating
456,042

24h Vol
85,803 BTC
1 Hr
-0.22 %
24 Hr
2.25 %
7 Day
-17.01 %
Today Litecoin (LTC) price in US dollars is currently 43.18 USD, and if converted to Bitcoin is 0.007706 BTC. A total of 456,042 coin's are currently circulating in the Market. Litecoin (LTC) prices are currently experiencing a change of -0.22 %, check all cryptocurrency. Over the past 24 hours 4.809 M US dollars Litecoin (LTC) has been traded on Crypto Exchanges. Get Litecoin (LTC)'s progress by adding it to your favourites and creating a free portfolio if you wish.
Full Name
Litecoin (LTC)
Start Date
N/A
Algorithm
Scrypt
Proof Type
PoW
Litecoin (LTC) Block NumberBlock Number
1424164
Litecoin (LTC) Block TimeBlock Time
150
Litecoin (LTC) Block RewardBlock Reward
25
Total Coins Mined
59,183,263 LTC
Max Supply
84,000,000
Litecoin (LTC) Net Hashes Per Second Net Hashes Per Second
286,303,298,426,663.31 H/s
LTC Charts

Litecoin (LTC) Price Charts

LTC High/Low Price Chart

Litecoin (LTC) Price High/Low Price Chart

Historical Price

Litecoin (LTC) Historical Price

Markets

Litecoin (LTC) Coin Market

Description

Litecoin (LTC) Coin Description

Litecoin LTC - provides faster transaction confirmations (2.5 minutes on average) and uses a memory-hard, scrypt-based mining proof-of-work algorithm to target the regular computers and GPUs most people already have - which are its main differentials to Bitcoin. The Litecoin network is scheduled to produce 84 million currency units with a halving in reward every four years just like bitcoin. The coin was created by a Google employee, Charles Lee. Litecoin is in second spot to Bitcoin and has spawned numerous clones - however it has a solid base of support and dedicated development team.

The Litecoin project is currently maintained by a core group of 6 software developers, led by Charles Lee, with a large community that is growing in support.

In May 2017, Litecoin became the first of the Top 5 (By Market Cap) cryptocurrencies to implement the SegWit scaling solution. Later in May of the same year, the first Lightning Network transaction was completed through litecoin, transferring 0.00000001 LTC from Zurich to San Francisco in under one second.

Technology

Litecoin (LTC) Coin Technology

- Faster transaction confirmations (2.5 minutes on average)

- Scrypt-based mining proof-of-work algorithm

- 84 million litecoins

- Higher transaction volume than Bitcoin

- MIT/X11 license

 

Features

Litecoin (LTC) Coin Features

Litecoin is an open source software project released under the MIT/X11 license which gives you the power to run, modify, and copy the software and to distribute, at your option, modified copies of the software. The software is released in a transparent process that allows for independent verification of binaries and their corresponding source code.

Miners are currently awarded with 25 new litecoins per block, an amount which gets halved roughly every 4 years (every 840,000 blocks). The Litecoin network is therefore scheduled to produce 84 million litecoins, which is 4 times as many currency units as Bitcoin.

The Litecoin blockchain is capable of handling higher transaction volume than its counterpart - Bitcoin. Due to more frequent block generation, the network supports more transactions without a need to modify the software in the future. As a result, merchants get faster confirmation times, while still having ability to wait for more confirmations when selling bigger ticket items.

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