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‪84.00 M‬
Total supply

About Litecoin

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Litecoin was launched in 2011 as a direct competitor to Bitcoin, promising low-cost, and high-speed transactions to make it a cryptocurrency that could undertake point-of-sale transactions and microtransactions. Created from a fork in Bitcoin’s blockchain, founder Charlie Lee labeled Litecoin as a “lite version of Bitcoin” and “silver to Bitcoin’s gold.” Litecoin uses a proof-of-work consensus method and has halving events every four years just like Bitcoin, however its supply is slightly higher than BTC, totalling 84m LTC.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Litecoin (LTC) reached its highest price on May 10, 2021 — it amounted to 413.91 USD. Find more insights on the LTC price chart.
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Litecoin (LTC) reached the lowest price of 24.54 USD on Mar 13, 2020. View more Litecoin dynamics on the price chart.
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Litecoin has the limit of ‪84.00 M‬ coins. No matter how the currency evolves, no new coins will be released after this number is reached.
The safest choice when buying LTC is to go to a well-known crypto exchange. Some of the popular names are Binance, Coinbase, Kraken. But you'll have to find a reliable broker and create an account first. You can trade LTC right from TradingView charts — just choose a broker and connect to your account.
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