|Market Cap||Volume||Available Supply|
|$883.42 M||$125.61 M||17.35 M XMR|
Monero (XMR) current price is $50.96 with a marketcap of $883.42 M. Its price is -3.89% down in last 24 hours.
Monero was originally created in 2014 by Nicolas van Saberhagen.
After a user on Bitcointalk forum changed the code fore Bytecoin creating a fork and naming it BitMonero.
Unlike many alt-coins Monero is based on the CryptoNote protocol, with significant algorithmic changes compared to Bitcoin's blockchain.
Monero uses a proof of work mechanism to keep the network running, which rewards miners for securing and validating transactions.
The cryptocurrency has been a part of a number of controversies such as Alt-right group members and leaders openly supporting the cryptocurrency.