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Litecoin

(LTC)

Litecoin is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency created by Charlie Lee. It was created based on the Bitcoin protocol but differs in terms of the hashing algorithm used. Litecoin uses the memory intensive Scrypt proof of work mining algorithm. Scrypt all...more

Hashing Algorithm Scrypt
Genesis Date October 8, 2011 (over 5 years)
Market Capitalization $789,470,473.46
฿0.01189601

24h High ฿0.01205579
24h Low ฿0.01202204
24h Change 0.925 (6.333%)
24h Market Cap ฿604,602
24h Trading Volume ฿86,514
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Rank 3
Complete Metrics Score
Total (%)
82
Major Exchanges Trading Activity
Liquidity (%)
100
Source Code Repository Activity
Developer (%)
90
Social Media & Discussion Board
Community (%)
71

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Hardware Cost for 51% Attack ~$156,052,585.82
Hashrate 4.68 TH/s      Try Cloud Mining
Block Time 2.5 Minute
Homepage http://litecoin.org
Blockchain/Supply http://explorer.litecoin.net/chain/Litecoin
Discussion Forum https://litecointalk.org/
Available/Total Supply 50.8 Million / 84 Million
Block reward 50.0
Difficulty Retarget 2016.0
Trading Price ฿ 0.01189601
Litecoin Trading Volume ฿ 86514.39361505
BitcoinTalk Thread Total Pages 169
Facebook
Likes 43083
Twitter
Followers 25893
Reddit
Subscribers 23946.0
Average Users Online 129.0
Average New Hot Posts Per Hour 2.38
Average New Comments on Hot Posts Per Hour 42.5
Code Repository
Stars 1227
Watchers 256
Forks 887
Total Issues 153
Closed Issues 147
Merged Pull Requests 66
Contributors 27
Total new commits in the last 4 weeks 58
Bing Search Result Count 682000
Alexa Official Website Rank 151427
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