Bitcoin Gold PRICE BTG
Bitcoin Gold is a cryptocurrency that resulted from a hardfork to Bitcoin that aims to give equal mining opportunities to its community. The fork took place in October 2017 at block height 491407. The exact fork date was said to be on October 24, 2017. The main difference from the original Bitcoin is that it uses Equihash mining algorithm, whereas BTC uses SHA-256 algorithm. The mining algorithm will impact Bitcoin Gold mining, whereas users can mine BTG using GPU graphic cards and ASICs can no longer be used for BTG. The biggest Bitcoin Gold news so far probably the 51% attack that befell the BTG network last year.
Bitcoin Gold price has seen significant decline continuously since its first inception, with the initial price set on launching date of $475, it is valued at $12.81 as of March 25th, 2019. That said, the coin seems to make it for the long run as many crypto exchanges are listing BTG. Among them are HitBTC, OKEx, Binance, Bitfinex, Huobi, Upbit, Abra, Gate.io and Bittrex, which give lots of options for people who are interested in buying Bitcoin Gold. There are also plenty of options for Bitcoin Gold wallet for BTG hodlers to choose from, from Trezor, Ledger, Exodus to Electrum Wallet, which also gives leverages to BTG