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Market Cap
Transp. Vol.
Transparency GradeA gradeA grade(Transparent)
Circulating Supply17,501,659
Max SupplyNone

Today's Monero price is $45.90, which is up <1% over the last 24 hours. Monero's market cap is $803.28M. 24 hour XMR volume is $119.96M. It has a market cap rank of 15 with a circulating supply of 17,501,659. Monero is traded on exchanges. Monero had an all-time high of $471.07 over 2 years ago. Over the last day, Monero has had 13% transparent volume.

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Monero Statistics

Price Change
$0.064209 (0.14%)
All-Time High$471.07
Date of ATH12/20/2017
Days Since ATH830
% of ATH9.74%
Price vs ATH
Market Cap$803.28M
Mkt Cap Change
$1.19M$1,186,515 (0.15%)
Mkt Cap Rank15
Mkt Dominance0%
Mkt Dominance
Vol. Change
-$30.83M-$30,827,775 (-20.44%)
Exchange VolumeUnknown
Transparent Volume13%
Transparent Volume (Δ)
Transparent Volume
A - 13%
B - <1%
C - 48%
D - 13%
? - 26%

About Monero

Monero (XMR) is a secure, private, and untraceable digital currency. Although it offers the option of transparency, it is typically known for its use of privacy technologies such as ring signatures, ring confidential transactions, and stealth addresses to obscure the origins, amounts, and destinations of transactions.

You can buy Monero from an exchange or from an individual. Alternatively, you can mine Monero to get coins from the block reward. Monero is based on the CryptoNote protocol. Unlike Bitcoin, where people can see exactly how much money is being sent from one user to another, Monero hides this information to protect user privacy. Monero also features a dynamic block size and dynamic fees, an ASIC-resistant proof of work, and a tail coin emission.

Monero’s Kovori is an anonymized router which integrates I2P technology and has been under development since 2015. The project will improve the privacy of the network by hiding the IP addresses of those who wish to interact with the Monero blockchain.

Due to the stringent privacy features, Monero experienced rapid market capitalization growth in 2016, far surpassing that of other cryptocurrencies. This was reportedly due to its adoption by the darknet market and rightwing extremists.

Monero is an open source project maintained by a group of core developers and a community of open source contributors and researchers. There are no public details about the founders in the public space; the first whitepaper with a focus on the CryptoNote protocol was written by Nicolas van Saberhagen (assumed to be a pseudonym). In 2018, it was widely reported in the crypto press that Monero had 7 members, 49 developers, and 3 researchers, with the unofficial figurehead of ‘pseudonymous Luigi’.

In 2017, there was some controversy about a Javascript mining software called Coinhive which generates a script allowing websites or apps to access a visitor's Central Processing Unit and mine Monero. The site or app owner gets a percentage of the coins mined while visitors are consuming content on their site. Coinhive did not require the third-parties to tell visitors that their computers were being accessed and their electricity consumed in exchange for a site visit.

Monero suffered another PR issue in 2018 when hackers took advantage of weak code to manipulate the amount of XMR shown in a wallet, before convincing exchanges to pay out.

A team of researchers from a broad collection of institutions, including Princeton, Carnegie Mellon, Boston University, MIT, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, also claim that a token’s movements on Monero are not as obscured as they seem and that it is possible to extract information on individual transactions.

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