- Litecoin (LTC)
- Live Price $57.76
- 24h % -4.57%
- Market Cap$3.76 B
- Volume$2.37 B
- Available Supply65.19 M LTC
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What is Litecoin?
Litecoin is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency and open source software project that is fully decentralized without any central authorities. Funds can be transferred directly between individuals or businesses without needing banks with Litecoin and with a near-zero cost.
History of Litecoin
Litecoin, founded by Google engineer Charlie Lee, was released via an open-source client on GitHub but officially went live on October 13th 2011. During November 2013 the value of Litecoin had a massive growth which included a 100% leap within 24 hours and reached a $1 billion market capitalisation.
How to buy Litecoin?
The difficulty of buying Litecoin depends on where in the world you are and how you want to buy it as different countries have different rules, and some countries don't allow certain Litecoin exchanges. Buying Litecoin with a different Cryptocurrency is simple. Especially if you already have Bitcoin in your wallet, you can exchange Litecoin with Bitcoin.
There are a few ways that people can get Litecoin;
• Buy Litecoin with fiat currency (GBP).
• Buying Litecoin with another cryptocurrency.
• Mine it.
Litecoin vs Bitcoin
One difference between Litecoin and Bitcoin is block time, Litecoin aims to process a block every 2.5 minutes, rather than 10 minutes that it takes for Bitcoin. This means that Litecoin can handle higher volume transactions which will reduce the risk of double spending attacks.
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