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Ethereum Classic (ETC) price, chart, coin profile and news

Find the latest Ethereum Classic (ETC) price, coin profile, news and history to get you started with Ethereum Classic trading and investing.

What is Ethereum Classic?

Ethereum Classic is the original Ethereum blockchain. It’s an open-source, peer-to-peer platform where developers can implement dapps and smart contracts.

Smart contracts are decentralized applications (dapps) that are made to run exactly as programmed without downtime or third-party interference, and Ethereum’s popularity has seen it become one of the world’s largest digital currencies. In June 2016, the decentralized autonomous organisation (DAO), a venture capital fund running on the Ethereum platform, was hacked and more than US$50 million was stolen. However, the Ethereum community was split on how to respond to the attack. Some wished to modify the code and return the ETH to its original owners – however, this goes against the core principle of blockchain immutability. The majority of the community favoured code modification, so Ethereum underwent a hard fork to revert the hack. However, a smaller section of the community decided to keep the main code exactly as it was, with this currency coming to be known as Ethereum Classic.

Ethereum Classic’s native token (ETC) is used to fuel transactions on the network and is responsible for governance.

Ethereum Classic (ETC) is the 21st largest cryptocurrency in the world by market cap, valued at $3,897,488,319. The current price of Ethereum Classic is $28.44, which is -0.309% lower than yesterday. Prices have ranged between $28.75 and $27.71 over the past 24 hours. All prices are listed in US dollars and accurate as of September 26, 2022 07:09 UTC.


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Ethereum Classic (ETC) price

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Ethereum Classic at a glance

Information last updated September 26, 2022 07:09 UTC.
Coin symbol ETC
Coin Marketcap US$3,897,488,319
Total ETC supply 210,700,000
Circulating ETC 137,071,501
Current price US$28.44
All time high US$167.09
All time high date July 25, 2016
Notable team members Vitalik Buterin, Gavin Wood
Partnerships Chainalysis, Filecoin
Industry Blockchain platform
Token uses Utility token, digital currency
Network Ethereum

Ethereum Classic price performance over time

Historical prices compared with the price of US$28.44.

1 hour -1.16%
24 hours -0.31%
7 days 0.51%
14 days -1.07%
30 days -4.26%
60 days -25.96%
200 days -16.78%
1 year -13.29%

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    GerschelApril 30, 2018

    how long it will be to buy ETR ?

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      joelmarceloMay 1, 2018

      Hi Gerschel,

      Thanks for leaving a question on finder.

      Buying ETC or ETR is almost instant. If it’s taking longer than usual, you can contact Ethereum directly to check on what could be causing the delay.

      Cheers,
      Joel

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