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USD Coin (USDC) price, chart, coin profile and news
Find the latest USD Coin (USDC) price, coin profile, news and history to get you started with USD Coin trading and investing.
What is USD Coin?
USDC is a digital stablecoin pegged to the value of the US dollar. To maintain its fiat-peg, the cryptocurrency is backed by fully reserved USD assets with an exchange rate of 1:1. One USDC should be equal to one real US dollar.
Launched in 2018, the stablecoin was created by Circle, a crypto finance company owned by Centre, with accompanying support from Coinbase. The token was originally built on the Ethereum blockchain, and as such was developed as an ERC20 token. However, it has now expanded to the Solana and Algorand blockchains. The parent company, Centre, is regulated by the Money Services Business and FinCEN in the US, with regular auditing taking place.
USDC can be traded and exchanged like any other cryptocurrency. Instead of cryptocurrency investors transferring funds back into fiat currency, Circle states that USDC allows users to transfer assets to a stablecoin that offers a 1:1 relationship with the US dollar. Stablecoins aim to be a calmer entry and exit platform to the sometimes volatile world of cryptocurrencies.
USD Coin (USDC) is the 5th largest cryptocurrency in the world by market cap, valued at $42,572,190,995. The current price of USD Coin is $1, which is -0.208% lower than yesterday. Prices have ranged between $1.01 and $0.977487 over the past 24 hours. All prices are listed in US dollars and accurate as of January 21, 2022 03:01 UTC.
USD Coin (USDC) priceUse our graph to track the performance of (USDC) over time.
USD Coin at a glance
|Total USDC supply||42,631,502,590|
|All time high||US$1.17|
|Notable team members||Jeremy Allaire, Sean Neville, Brian Armstrong|
USD Coin price performance over time
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