Bitcoin is a digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange that uses cryptography to control its creation and management, rather than depending on central authorities. The creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, wrote the original white paper in November 2008 and the Bitcoin network came into existence in January of 2009.

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Bitcoin Details

Market Cap $185,559,705,497
Reported Volume 24H

Reported Volume calculates volume from all exchanges with market pairs, but due to factors such as wash trading, it is considered an unreliable metric.

$12,039,779,174
Trusted Volume 24H

Trusted Volume calculates volume only from reputable crypto exchanges without fake volumes, all of which are considered to list accurate trading volumes.

$582,953,435
Circulating Supply 17,937,887 BTC
Total Supply 17,937,887 BTC
Inflation Max Supply (21M BTC)
NVT Ratio

The Network Value to Transactions (NVT) ratio calculates the dollar value of crypto transaction activity relative to the network value.

316.51
First Announced January 3, 2009

Bitcoin Technical Details

Blockchain Own Blockchain
Consensus Proof of Work (PoW)
Block Time 10 minutes
Algorithm SHA256

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