Bitcoin Gold Price Hits $12.65 on Top Exchanges (BTG)

Bitcoin Gold (BTG) traded 1.9% lower against the US dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 13:00 PM Eastern on September 19th. Over the last week, Bitcoin Gold has traded up 0.3% against the US dollar. Bitcoin Gold has a market cap of $221.54 million and approximately $3.45 million worth of Bitcoin Gold was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One Bitcoin Gold coin can currently be bought for $12.65 or 0.00046211 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges.

Here’s how other cryptocurrencies have performed over the last 24 hours:

  • Zcash (ZEC) traded down 0.4% against the dollar and now trades at $25.94 or 0.00094763 BTC.
  • Horizen (ZEN) traded 2.4% higher against the dollar and now trades at $7.56 or 0.00027626 BTC.
  • Pirate Chain (ARRR) traded 1.2% higher against the dollar and now trades at $0.19 or 0.00000693 BTC.
  • Komodo (KMD) traded 0.1% higher against the dollar and now trades at $0.22 or 0.00000820 BTC.
  • Bitcoin Private (BTCP) traded flat against the dollar and now trades at $0.19 or 0.00000700 BTC.
  • ZClassic (ZCL) traded down 0.1% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0506 or 0.00000185 BTC.

Bitcoin Gold Profile

Bitcoin Gold (CRYPTO:BTG) is a proof-of-work (PoW) coin that uses the Equihash hashing algorithm. It launched on October 25th, 2017. Bitcoin Gold’s total supply is 17,513,924 coins. Bitcoin Gold’s official message board is Bitcoin Gold’s official Twitter account is @bitcoingold and its Facebook page is accessible here. The Reddit community for Bitcoin Gold is and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here. Bitcoin Gold’s official website is

According to CryptoCompare, “Bitcoin Gold (BTG) is a digital currency that aims to decentralize the process of Bitcoin mining by utilizing GPU hardware, making it more accessible to a wider range of users. BTG is based on the original Bitcoin blockchain but incorporates a different mining algorithm, Equihash, to promote decentralization and prevent the concentration of mining power. BTG was created in 2017 as a fork of Bitcoin, and it maintains similar features such as a limited supply cap of 21 million coins. BTG can be used for peer-to-peer transactions, as well as for mining on GPU hardware to earn rewards for securing the network. BTG aims to provide a more decentralized and democratic approach to mining, empowering individual miners and promoting wider participation in the mining process.”

Buying and Selling Bitcoin Gold

It is usually not currently possible to buy alternative cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin Gold directly using US dollars. Investors seeking to trade Bitcoin Gold should first buy Bitcoin or Ethereum using an exchange that deals in US dollars such as Coinbase, GDAX or Changelly. Investors can then use their newly-acquired Bitcoin or Ethereum to buy Bitcoin Gold using one of the aforementioned exchanges.

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