Cryptocurrency Analytics

Bitcoin Gold

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Last modified on 11. October 2020

Quick Facts

Bitcoin Gold is a relatively large cryptocurrency. On 1 October 2020, it had a market capitalization of nearly US$ 145 million, meaning it had captured about 0.042 percent of the digital currency market.1|2 Its ticker symbol is BTG.

The user known as Bitcoin.Gold announced the launch of Bitcoin Gold on 18 October 2017 via began the logging of real-time trading data in November 2017.

Quarterly Averages

This section presents the quarterly averages (trimester) for trading volume, market capitalization and trading price for 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Trading Volume & Market Capitalization

For example, Bitcoin Gold had an average trading volume of over US$ 9.6 m per day for the first trimester of 2019. This figure came to over US$ 119 m during the same period in the previous year. The corresponding downward retracement of trading volume equated to 91.9 percent.

The average market capitalization during the first trimester of 2019 equated to over US$ 209 m. In the same period of 2018, this figure came to nearly US$ 2.4 bn. The corresponding drop down in market capitalization was 91.2 percent.

Trading Price

The average trading price during the first trimester of 2019 equated to just above US$ 12.3. In the same period of 2018, this figure came to over US$ 150. The price dropped accordingly by 92 percent.

The all-time high of Bitcoin Gold in 2017

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Price analysis for the most important moments in Bitcoin Gold’s trading history (BTG)

The Bitcoin Gold currency reached a high in December 2017 at nearly US$ 490. The equivalent market capitalization of the coin reached nearly US$ 7.6 billion. This put Bitcoin Gold around certain other digital currencies, such as NEM, Monero and EOS.

Bitcoin Golds all-time high compared to Bitcoin and the most renowned companies worldwide

Bitcoin, by far the largest cryptocurrency at the time, had a market capitalization of US$ 279 billion on that day. Apple Inc., one of the most highly valued brands in the world, stood at US$ 901 billion. And Volkswagen AG, the world’s largest vehicle manufacturer as of 2018, at US$ 102 billion.

  • Bitcoin Gold (BTG): 7.6 bn US dollars
  • Bitcoin (BTC): 279 bn US dollars
  • Apple (AAPL): 901 bn US dollars
  • VW (VWAGY): 102 bn US dollars
  • Date: 20 December 2017

March 2019: an interesting date following the big cryptocurrency crash

On 1 March 2019, the price of Bitcoin Gold stood at just above US$ 12.8 with a market capitalization of nearly US$ 221 million. Compared with the highest trading price described above, this represents a retracement down to approximately 2.6 percent.

Around that time, Ethereum dropped to about 9.7 and Bitcoin to approximately 19.5 percent of their all-time-high trading prices.

More Details

The Bitcoin Gold is a native coin and is generated via mining. The maximum supply of coins is exactly twenty-one million US dollars. Those interested in the source code should also take a look at the GitHub page.

This block explorer can be used to track the current block height and other recently updated statistics around all Bitcoin Gold transactions.

Additional information about Bitcoin Gold, including the white paper and other links to source code, community forums and social media channels can be found on


Bitcoin Gold BTG Market analysis generated by
Markets on which Bitcoin Gold (BTG) can be traded


The trading platforms for buying or selling Bitcoin Gold in EUR are WhiteBIT, BitBay and CEX.IO.


A large market for buying or selling Bitcoin Gold in USD is Bitfinex. There are additional platforms where you can buy or sell Bitcoin Gold, including OKEx, HitBTC and, among others.


Two large markets for buying or selling Bitcoin Gold in BTC are Binance and Bitfinex. Additional trading platforms for buying or selling Bitcoin Gold in BTC are HitBTC, LATOKEN and Folgory, among others.

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