Litecoin

Litecoin Price

(LTC)
$140.75 (0.22%)
Rank #8
Market Cap$9,338,186,437 USD
24h Volume$4,897,766,646 USD (0.4%)
Circulating Supply66,347,466 LTC
Total Supply66,347,466 LTC

Litecoin Price Chart

What Is Litecoin's Price Today?

Litecoin (LTC) is trading at $140.75 USD, increasing by 0.4% since yesterday. Litecoin has traded $4,897,766,646 USD in the last 24 hours.

Litecoin (LTC) is the #8 largest cryptocurrency by market cap as of January 24, 2021, with a market cap of $9,338,186,437 USD.

What Is Litecoin Cryptocurrency (LTC)?

If Bitcoin is digital gold then Litecoin is digital silver. At least, that’s what some people in the crypto community say. Whether that narrative plays out in the long term remains to be see. Litecoin, however, does have a few things going for it.

To start, Litecoin uses Bitcoin’s source code. A few changes were made (more on that later) but by and large, Bitcoin and Litecoin are built on the same code. So just as there have been no glaring flaws that have crippled Bitcoin, Litecoin has not had any major problems either.

The major difference between the two coins is confirmation time. On average Bitcoin confirmation times (how long it takes a new block to be created) are ten minutes. For Litecoin the confirmation times are only two-and-a-half minutes.

Faster blocks means transactions are settled faster, making Litecoin more suitable for day to day purchases.

Also, it’s interesting to note that Litecoin in 2011, not long after Bitcoin. That makes it one of the oldest crypto coins on the market. In that time the Litecoin price has fluctuated wildly but the coin has consistently been in the top 10 for market cap. The Litecoin market cap is often similar to that of Bitcoin Cash’s.

Litecoin also differs from Bitcoin in that Satoshi Nakamoto (the creator of Bitcoin) has never been identified and he/she/they long ago disappeared from the crypto ecosystem.

Litecoin, however, was created by , a talented programmer who is still active in Litecoin’s development. Lee is not immune to controversy, however.

In December of 2017 when the price of Litecoin was at an all-time high, Lee announced that he was . Timing wise it was a brilliant move, however, it left many Litecoin investors feeling somewhat betrayed.

How Does Litecoin Work?

Both Bitcoin and Litecoin use a POW (Proof of Work) consensus mechanism, although Litecoin’s is tweaked somewhat in an attempt to make it harder for ASIC miners to dominate those with less powerful rigs.

That has helped to make Litecoin easier to mine for the average person, however, large mining operations still hold a majority of the hashpower. Fixing this problem is incredibly difficult and even Monero, which to throw off ASIC miners, still hasn’t quite solved it.

Another interesting design of Litecoin, one that may help to explain the difference between the BTC and LTC price, is the number of possible coins. As everyone knows, there will only ever be 21 million Bitcoin. Litecoin, on the other hand, can have up to .

It’s hard to say where the Litecoin price will be in five or ten years. The problem it seems is that, apart from longevity, Litecoin doesn’t really do anything special. and are faster, is more secure, has smart contracts, etc.

Still, Litecoin may have found its niche as digital silver and the LTC/USD price may remain high for years to come. We’re still in the early years of crypto and nobody knows what’s going to happen. Still, if history is any judge then the Litecoin price could easily exceed its old all time high.

How Many Litecoin Coins Are There?

There are currently 66,347,466 Litecoin coins circulating out of a max supply of 84,000,000.

Buying/Selling Litecoin On Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Litecoin is trading on 710 markets. In the last 24 hours, Litecoin was most traded on BiKi, ZG.com, and Binance. The most traded Litecoin pairs in the last 24 hours are LTC/USDT, LTC/BTC, and LTC/USD.

How To Buy Litecoin (LTC): Where To Buy Litecoin In 2021?

Litecoin Markets

#ExchangeMarketVolume (24hr)
Price
Volume %
1BiKiLTC/USDT
5 minutes ago
$6,564,882,097
6,558,897,107 USDT
$140.82133.91%
2ZG.comLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$1,174,862,415
1,173,752,129 USDT
$140.7623.96%
3IDCMLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$367,523,535
367,188,476 USDT
$140.687.5%
4BitribeLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$259,306,881
259,061,827 USDT
$140.705.29%
5Xtheta GlobalLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$259,306,881
259,061,827 USDT
$140.705.29%
6DsdaqLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$259,306,881
259,061,827 USDT
$140.705.29%
7HBTCLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$259,298,221
259,061,827 USDT
$140.705.29%
8BideskLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$259,298,221
259,061,827 USDT
$140.705.29%
9Hydax ExchangeLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$259,298,221
259,061,827 USDT
$140.705.29%
10Mexo ExchangeLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$259,298,221
259,061,827 USDT
$140.705.29%
11BinanceLTC/USDT
5 minutes ago
$243,702,600
243,472,293 USDT
$141.034.97%
12Huobi GlobalLTC/USD
5 minutes ago
$189,018,860
189,018,860 USD
$140.913.86%
13BitZLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$126,052,409
125,937,492 USDT
$140.822.57%
14BinanceLTC/USDT
4 minutes ago
$122,022,848
121,907,532 USDT
$140.882.49%
15BW.comLTC/USDT
5 minutes ago
$121,716,034
121,601,008 USDT
$140.662.48%
16Changelly PROLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$116,839,322
116,728,905 USDT
$140.622.38%
17HitBTCLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$116,835,420
116,728,905 USDT
$140.622.38%
18Bitcoin.com ExchangeLTC/USD
6 minutes ago
$116,728,905
116,728,905 USD
$140.492.38%
19Huobi GlobalLTC/USDT
3 minutes ago
$113,979,093
113,875,182 USDT
$140.702.32%
20OKExLTC/USDT
5 minutes ago
$111,181,530
111,076,459 USDT
$140.832.27%
21WBF ExchangeLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$108,998,266
108,895,259 USDT
$141.032.22%
22CITEXLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$99,223,450
99,132,992 USDT
$141.272.02%
23DsdaqLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$96,367,812
2,948 BTC
$140.811.97%
24BitribeLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$96,359,680
2,948 BTC
$140.841.97%
25Xtheta GlobalLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$96,359,680
2,948 BTC
$140.841.97%
26BideskLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$96,358,908
2,948 BTC
$140.801.97%
27HBTCLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$96,350,776
2,948 BTC
$140.831.97%
28Hydax ExchangeLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$96,350,776
2,948 BTC
$140.831.97%
29Mexo ExchangeLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$96,350,776
2,948 BTC
$140.831.97%
30TOKENCANLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$85,719,256
2,623 BTC
$140.651.75%
31UPEXLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$79,285,989
79,211,061 USDT
$140.741.62%
32RightBTCLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$77,704,276
77,630,843 USDT
$140.581.59%
33CoinBeneLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$77,222,901
77,149,922 USDT
$140.631.58%
34CoinTigerLTC/USDT
5 minutes ago
$72,379,554
72,311,153 USDT
$141.021.48%
35OKExLTC/USDT
4 minutes ago
$60,659,918
60,602,592 USDT
$140.871.24%
36OmgfinLTC/BTC
30 minutes ago
$59,676,418
1,826 BTC
$140.441.22%
37SistemkoinLTC/TRY
6 minutes ago
$56,528,499
419,130,558 TRY
$139.861.15%
38ZB.COMLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$56,518,609
56,465,197 USDT
$140.651.15%
39Hotcoin GlobalLTC/USDT
9 minutes ago
$51,717,685
51,670,535 USDT
$140.591.05%
40BinanceLTC/USD
6 minutes ago
$50,991,100
50,991,100 USD
$140.711.04%
41DragonEXLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$49,286,203
49,239,625 USDT
$140.701.01%
42BitrueLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$45,854,351
45,812,547 USDT
$140.640.94%
43BiONELTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$44,825,812
44,783,450 USDT
$140.700.91%
44OKExLTC/USD
5 minutes ago
$44,731,230
44,731,230 USD
$140.700.91%
45BitZLTC/USDT
5 minutes ago
$44,581,092
44,540,449 USDT
$140.730.91%
46EcxxLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$44,426,611
44,384,626 USDT
$140.750.91%
47WBF ExchangeLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$42,449,900
1,299 BTC
$138.880.87%
48EXXLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$42,194,932
42,155,056 USDT
$140.640.86%
49BitMartLTC/ETH
6 minutes ago
$40,885,066
31,058 ETH
$141.250.83%
50SistemkoinLTC/ETH
a month ago
$39,659,521
30,138 ETH
$190.970.81%
51PayBitoLTC/USD
6 minutes ago
$38,295,971
38,295,971 USD
$140.720.78%
52ZBGLTC/USDT
5 minutes ago
$38,273,264
38,237,094 USDT
$140.990.78%
53DcoinLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$36,944,476
36,910,795 USDT
$140.620.75%
54CoinTigerLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$36,041,988
36,007,928 USDT
$140.690.74%
55COREDAXLTC/KRW
6 minutes ago
$34,807,936
38,481,565,918 KRW
$141.110.71%
56Coinbase ProLTC/USD
4 minutes ago
$32,728,398
32,728,398 USD
$140.630.67%
57BitMartLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$32,366,232
32,336,724 USDT
$140.830.66%
58TOPBTCLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$32,316,547
989 BTC
$148.890.66%
59BitMartLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$31,118,141
952 BTC
$140.730.63%
60FinexboxLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$30,953,139
947 BTC
$143.820.63%
61CoinBeneLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$30,364,699
929 BTC
$140.650.62%
62VCC ExchangeLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$29,759,252
29,732,121 USDT
$140.600.61%
63BinanceLTC/BTC
3 minutes ago
$29,356,689
898 BTC
$140.800.6%
64ZTLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$29,237,819
29,210,188 USDT
$140.770.6%
65RightBTCLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$27,795,850
850 BTC
$140.610.57%
66DigiFinexLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$26,087,990
26,064,206 USDT
$140.670.53%
67OmgfinLTC/USDT
30 minutes ago
$25,659,736
25,636,343 USDT
$141.740.52%
68SistemkoinLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$24,001,912
23,979,229 USDT
$140.730.49%
69PayBitoLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$23,131,665
23,109,805 USDT
$140.540.47%
70BW.comLTC/QC
6 minutes ago
$22,641,349
146,076,379 QC
$140.540.46%
71FTXLTC/USD
5 minutes ago
$22,283,829
22,283,829 USD
$140.890.45%
72STEXLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$21,681,753
663 BTC
$143.100.44%
73SistemkoinLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$21,496,826
658 BTC
$141.670.44%
74Bitcoin.com ExchangeLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$21,418,389
655 BTC
$140.610.44%
75Changelly PROLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$21,410,767
655 BTC
$140.610.44%
76HitBTCLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$21,408,788
655 BTC
$140.600.44%
77ZBGLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$19,243,642
19,226,099 USDT
$140.610.39%
78ParitexLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$18,503,031
18,486,162 USDT
$140.650.38%
79BBXLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$16,356,521
16,341,063 USDT
$140.610.33%
80PayBitoLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$16,327,718
500 BTC
$140.510.33%
81BitAssetLTC/TWD
6 minutes ago
$16,070,232
449,429,755 TWD
$140.790.33%
82BiboxLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$15,973,200
489 BTC
$140.690.33%
83BiboxLTC/ETH
6 minutes ago
$15,599,118
11,854 ETH
$140.590.32%
84OKExLTC/OKB
3 minutes ago
$15,467,911
2,603,402 OKB
$141.170.32%
85LBankLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$15,355,222
15,340,711 USDT
$140.620.31%
86TOPBTCLTC/CNY
6 minutes ago
$15,180,370
98,397,643 CNY
$233.720.31%
87HooLTC/USDT
9 minutes ago
$14,336,020
14,322,472 USDT
$140.610.29%
88TOKOKLTC/ETH
6 minutes ago
$14,191,662
10,784 ETH
$140.570.29%
89CoinbitLTC/KRW
6 minutes ago
$13,876,203
15,340,697,932 KRW
$139.750.28%
90IndoExLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$13,576,122
415 BTC
$140.690.28%
91CoinsbitLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$13,420,734
13,408,051 USDT
$140.670.27%
92BithumbLTC/KRW
4 minutes ago
$13,006,665
14,379,387,919 KRW
$139.840.27%
93Hydax ExchangeLTC/ETH
6 minutes ago
$12,825,052
9,743 ETH
$141.250.26%
94HBTCLTC/ETH
6 minutes ago
$12,820,581
9,743 ETH
$141.200.26%
95Xtheta GlobalLTC/ETH
6 minutes ago
$12,820,581
9,743 ETH
$141.200.26%
96UpbitLTC/KRW
4 minutes ago
$12,698,428
14,038,619,967 KRW
$139.710.26%
97CoinHeLTC/BTC
6 minutes ago
$12,576,490
385 BTC
$140.400.26%
98VinDAXLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$12,565,738
12,553,863 USDT
$140.780.26%
99BinanceLTC/USD
6 minutes ago
$12,353,510
12,353,510 USD
$140.710.25%
100IndoExLTC/USDT
6 minutes ago
$12,321,500
12,309,856 USDT
$140.720.25%
610 additional market pairs not shown

Litecoin Fundamentals

Start date
October 07, 2011
% of supply in circulation
100%

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