Litecoin (LTC) Live Price

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Market Cap
Volume (24)
Circulating Supply
73,641,321 LTC
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Litecoin Price Today

Litecoin Price

Price Change 24h

24h Low / 24h High
$60.43 / $61.58

Trading Volume 24h

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Litecoin Supply

Circulating Supply
73,641,320.733 LTC
Total Supply
84,000,000 LTC
Max Supply
84,000,000 LTC

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Litecoin Price Yesterday

Yesterday's Low / High
$61.11227 / $63.057588
Yesterday's Open / Close
$61.11227 / $63.057588
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Litecoin Price History

7d Low / 7d High
$60.526231 / $64.265982
30d Low / 30d High
$61.11227 / $83.399575
90d Low / 90d High
$61.11227 / $113.16618
52 Week Low / 52 Week High
$50.218339 / $113.16618
All Time HighMay 10, 2021 (2 years ago)
All Time LowJan 14, 2015 (8 years ago)

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LTC Price Live Data

The live price of LTC is $ 60.61 per (LTC/USD) today with a current market cap of 4.5B USD. 24-hour trading volume is $ 319,818,360 USD. LTC to USD price is updated in real-time. Litecoin is -1.41% in the last 24 hours. It has a circulating supply of $ 73,641,321 LTC.

Litecoin Coin Price Chart determines the exchange rates between major fiat currencies and cryptocurrencies – including BTC, ETH and XRP to USD, EUR, GBP. Conversion rates are based on Live LTC Price Index and the price indices of other digital assets.

This content and any information contained therein is being provided to you for informational purposes only, does not constitute a recommendation by Coinbase to buy, sell, or hold any security, financial product, or instrument referenced in the content, and does not constitute investment advice, financial advice, trading advice, or any other sort of advice.

  • 2011 was a pivotal year for LTC, which forked the Bitcoin source code.
  • Like Bitcoin, LTC is a peer-to-peer digital currency.
  • LTC's block generation is much faster than Bitcoin's.
  • There will never be 84,000,000 LTCs, more than the finite supply of 21 million Bitcoin.
  • In in 10.05.2021, the LTC price hit an all-time high at $ 410.26.

How does Litecoin work?

LTC, a Bitcoin altcoin, was created via a fork within the Bitcoin source code in 2011. This is one of the oldest on the market in cryptocurrency. LTC, a peer-to-peer digital currency, offers many of the same features that Bitcoin. LTC, like Bitcoin, is an open-source cryptocurrency that allows peer-to-peer payment without a central authority. LTC has also been one of the most valuable cryptocurrencies, with a market capitalization of $15 billion as of November 2014.

How do LTC and Bitcoin differ?

One of the main differences between these cryptocurrencies is that LTC mining requires more computer memory than Bitcoin. This encourages more people to mine it. Block generation takes 2.5 minutes for LTC, which is significantly faster than Bitcoin's 10-minute block generation. LTC's maximum production is 84 million, compared with 21 million for Bitcoin. LTC's number is reduced by 50% every four years to maintain scarcity and inflation.

Unlike Bitcoin, whose creator remains anonymous, Charlie Lee is a well-known crypto sphere figure who regularly attends conferences and is active on Twitter.

How does the script work?

Scrypt is a cryptographic algorithm that is used to mine LTC. Scrypt adds random numbers to the cryptocurrency puzzle, which makes it more difficult for the miners to solve. These numbers, known as "noise," act as an extra layer of protection. Compared to Bitcoin mining, Scrypt mining consumes fewer resources but requires more memory. 

As for Bitcoin, its hash function is the SHA256 hash function, while the hash function used by LTC is a sequential memory-hard process.

LTC's founder first introduced the proof-of-work algorithm to provide consumer-friendly mining. It also prevents the network's computing power from becoming dependent upon the financial management of its participants. To avoid LTC requiring costly mining equipment such as ASICs, he wanted to make it more affordable. However, Scrypt-compatible ASICs equipment was introduced to the market.

What is the process of LTC?

LTC is based on blockchain technology. This digital ledger allows for secure storage and exchange of LTC. LTC's Blockchain is a fork of the Bitcoin blockchain. LTC can be exchanged and stored securely on the Bitcoin blockchain. LTC was the first cryptocurrency to activate SegWit. This way, a transaction's signature date is separated and then witnessed for security, resulting in smaller file size. Several months after SegWit was added to the LTC protocol, Bitcoin also followed suit. LTC was therefore used as a testing ground for Bitcoin. LTC uses MimbleWimble, an innovative protocol requiring only one multi-signature to access all inputs and outputs. It is based on confidential transactions. This protocol provides additional privacy protection and significantly reduces the size of a Blockchain.

Want to buy LTC? How?

If you want to purchase LTC, you can do it through cryptocurrency exchanges such as “Bitpanda,” which accept fiat currencies like, e.g., euros or U.S. dollars. It is a good idea for you to learn about the LTC exchange rate and its price history. Your LTC purchase can be viewed in a digital wallet like a bank app. The exchange allows you to either keep your LTC or sell it again.

What is the history of LTC's price?

LTC, like other cryptocurrencies, is considered volatile and has seen its price fluctuate through many highs and lows. Before investing in crypto, it is essential to do your research.

What is the best way to use LTC?

It is a digital currency that can also be used to make peer payments and sometimes to purchase goods and services. You can also invest in it by storing it in a digital wallet to increase its value over time. Based on Bitcoin's source code, open-source technology like LTC makes it an excellent resource for anyone who wants to create something similar.

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