Satoshi

By CoinGecko | Updated on Mar 03, 2020
Owning its name to the name of the Bitcoin creator, Satoshi Nakamoto. A Satoshi is the smallest divisible fungible unit in the bitcoin protocol, meaning the smallest amount of bitcoin one can send is 1 satoshi, or 0.000000001 bitcoin.

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