What is Ethereum Classic?
Ethereum Classic is an open-source, decentralized, blockchain-based distributed cryptocurrency platform that runs smart contracts. The original Ethereum cryptocurrency was started by Vitalik Buterin and Gavin Wood in 2015. In 2016, there was a hack in the Ethereum network, which resulted in 3.6 million Ether coins being stolen.
(ETC) Ethereum Classic is a hard fork of Ethereum (ETH) that launched in July 2016. Its main function is as a smart contract network, with the ability to host and support decentralized applications (DApps).
Ethereum Classic uses smart contracts contained within a distributed ledger or blockchain network offering decentralized governance.
- Current Ethereum price is: $3.529.82 USD.
- Current Ethereum Classic price is: $118.43 USD
According to Coinmarketcap The live Ethereum Classic price today is $119,22 USD with a 24-hour trading volume of $27 265 564 268 USD. Ethereum Classic is down 3,32% in the last 24 hours.
The current CoinMarketCap ranking is #16, with a live market cap of $13 866 891 128 USD. It has a circulating supply of 116 313 299 ETC coins and a max. supply of 210 700 000 ETC coins.
You can buy Ethereum Classic at the biggest crypto exchange platform Binance.
Ethereum Classic price prediction for 2021–2022
How high can Ethereum Classic go? The Ethereum Classic cryptocurrency has grown a lot in price in the past couple of days.
Ethereum Classic price started in 2021 at $5.70. Today, Ethereum Classic traded at $121.23, so the price increased by 2025% from the beginning of the year.
The forecasted Ethereum Classic price at the end of 2021 is $904 USD - and the year to year change +15747%.
The rise from today to year-end: +646%.
In the middle of 2021, crypto experts expect to see $473 per 1 Ethereum Classic. In the first half of 2022, the Ethereum Classic price will climb to $974; in the second half, the price would add $194 and close the year at $1,168, which is +863% to the current price.
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