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Bitcoin Diamond (BCD)BCD
$2.1867
336.96%
Bitcoin Diamond (BCD)
BCD Price
$2.1867
336.96%
Rank
#170
Market Cap (YTD)
$411.44M
336.96%
Volume (YTD)
$7.15B
74.66%
Circulating Supply
188,156,898
Transp. Vol.
39%
Grade
C gradeC grade
1H1D1W1M1Y
-2.32%-3.57%-3.00%+21.00%+315.95%
Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) is Bitcoin’s hard fork that occurred on November 24, 2017, and resulted in the creation of an enti...Read more
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Bitcoin Diamond Price (BCD)

BCD Year-to-Date Performance

Today's Bitcoin Diamond price is $2.1867, which is up 337% since the year began. Bitcoin Diamond's market cap is $411.44M. Year to date BCD volume is $7.15B. It has a market cap rank of 170 with a circulating supply of 188,156,898 and max supply of 210,000,000. Bitcoin Diamond is traded on exchanges. Bitcoin Diamond had an all-time high of $102.85 almost 4 years ago. Since the year began, Bitcoin Diamond has had 39% transparent volume and has been trading on 86 active markets with its highest volume trading pairs being .

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Bitcoin Diamond Statistics

Summary
Bitcoin Diamond Price (ytd)$2.1867 (336.96%)
Market Cap$411.44M (336.96%)
Trading Volume (ytd)$7.15B (74.66%)
Transparent Vol. (ytd)
$2.81B39% (450.48%)
Transparency GradeC gradeC grade(Fair)
Circulating Supply188,156,898 (89.60%)
7D Price Prediction
N/A
API Coverage
1st 1D CandleNov '17
1st TradeNov '17
1st OrderbookAug '18
Exchanges44
Trading Pairs86
Updated1 minute

Price

$2.1867
Price Change
$1.6863 (336.96%)

All-Time High

$102.85
Date of ATH11/25/2017
Days Since ATH1429
% of ATH2.13%
Price vs ATH

Market Cap

$411.44M
Mkt Cap Change
$317.28M$317,283,709 (336.96%)
Mkt Cap Rank170
Mkt Dominance<1%
Mkt Dominance

Circulating Supply

188,156,898
Max Supply210,000,000
% in Circulation89.60%
% in Circulation

Volume

$7.15B$7,149,194,303
Vol. Change
$3.06B$3,055,912,805 (74.66%)
Exchange VolumeUnknown

Transparent Volume

39%
Transparent Volume (Δ)
450.48%
Transparent Volume
A - 39%
C - 24%
D - 35%
? - 2%

About Bitcoin Diamond

Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) is Bitcoin’s hard fork that occurred on November 24, 2017, and resulted in the creation of an entirely new blockchain while the original Bitcoin network continued on unaltered. Those users who had any bitcoins stored on their BTC wallets at the time of the fork have received the new cryptocurrency at the ratio of 10 BCD to 1 BTC. Such a ratio is a result of an increased total supply of coins, as BCD has the limit 10 times bigger than BTC (210 million BCD vs 21 million BTC). BCD is available for trading on many top exchanges including Bithump, OKEx, Binance, and Huobi Global. The new network has the same transaction history as the original one before the fork, and after branching, transaction history splits into two different directions. After the fork, BCD miners started creating new blocks of increased size using an alternative proof-of-work algorithm X13. The main goal of creating new cryptocurrency was to reduce transaction fees that reached their highest in that period due to the increased interest towards Bitcoin with its spiking price. When the project was just launched, it aroused many questions, as there was neither white paper, nor a shaped community, nor even an account on GitHub. However, despite the scarcity of the information, the price spiked... from 62 USD to 94 USD in less than 24 hours. It turned out to be an all-time-high index for BCD. It was followed by a few short-term spikes, but the price has only slowly declined ever since. Soon after the launch, the project’s team released the source code on GitHub and significantly improved communication processes on social media reducing concerns and getting rid of scam labels. According to the project’s white paper, one of the core Bitcoin’s issues that the new cryptocurrency aims to resolve is slow transaction speed. Bitcoin block size is only 2-4 MB and it is capable of processing 7 transactions per second at the maximum. For comparison, VISA processes 1,700 TPS at the average on a daily basis with the potential to handle up to 24,000 TPS. Bitcoin Diamond increases the block size up to 8 MB. This cannot help it reach VISA’s indices, but it still offers a ponderable improvement on the Bitcoin’s network as BCD is capable of performing 100 TPS. Another technical improvement that Bitcoin Diamond’s team has implemented in order to increase the network capacity is the Lightning Network. With this second-layer payment protocol, users can create dedicated channels and conduct transactions between each other at the speed of lightning with near-to-zero fees within the deposited amount. Once the channel gets closed, all transactions are uploaded to the main network as a single bunch. Apart from these technical improvements, Bitcoin Diamond also aims to make mining accessible for regular people. The new cryptocurrency is based on X-13 which is a modification of the Proof-of-Work algorithm underlying Bitcoin. This algorithm facilitates the mining process on graphic cards (GPUs) and complicates the process for the specialized mining equipment (ASICs) preventing big companies from monopolizing the market and giving the mining power back into the hands of end-users. For those willing to mine Bitcoin Diamond, the core client is available for downloading on the project’s official website. An important thing to know here is that together with the client, you will have to download the whole BCD blockchain to your PC to turn it into a node. This may require a substantial amount of hard drive space. For more steady rewards it is recommended to join one of the mining pools oriented on BCD. The list of such pools can be found on the project’s official website as well. Also, on the website, the page dedicated to the project’s team says nothing about the founders. It claims that the team has decided to remain secret following their project’s focus on the anonymity. However, it provides links to the LinkedIn profiles of other team members with a relevant background in the industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What’s the current Bitcoin Diamond price? How much is 1 Bitcoin Diamond worth?

    The price of 1 Bitcoin Diamond is $2.1867. Over the last 24 hours, a Bitcoin Diamond is worth -3.57% less. Visit our currency converter page to convert BCD prices to currencies other than USD.
  • When did Bitcoin Diamond start?

    The earliest trading data for Bitcoin Diamond is on November of 2017 (based on current exchange data).
  • How high can the Bitcoin Diamond price go?

    Bitcoin Diamond’s price has gone as high as $102.85 (which is BCD’s all-time high). It achieved this price almost 4 years ago. Speculations abound for how high Bitcoin Diamond’s price will get in the future.

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