Stellar (XLM): Price, Charts and Market Cap

Stellar Stellar website
Symbol XLM
Nature Coin
Brief The Stellar Lumens project was developed in 2014 amid widespread criticism of Ripple cryptocurrency. Many users and analysts blamed the developers of this cryptocurrency for a centralized approach to development.
Last updated: Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:00:02AM UTC
Crypto Volatility Index (CVIX): 89
Current price, USD: 0.246400
Market capitalization, USD: 5 443 456 945
Available supply: 22 095 601 011 XLM
Volume 24 hours, USD: 633 260 685
Mineable No

Stellar general information

General XLM facts, technical details and general information about Stellar crypto currency

The Stellar Lumens project was developed in 2014 amid widespread criticism of Ripple cryptocurrency. Many users and analysts blamed the developers of this cryptocurrency for a centralized approach to development. As a result, the idea came up to create a fork with the same principles, but with an emphasis on the decentralization of the system.

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The main purpose of cryptocurrency is internal functionality, system support payments and investments. Therefore, to assess the potential and development prospects, attention is to be paid not to digital currency itself, but to the Stellar Lumens platform. The original name is Stellar, later changed to Lumens. The developers do not set as their goal just making their own digital currency a full-fledged means of payment or intermediary virtual currency for exchange.

The Stellar platform was founded by Jed McCaleb and Joyce Kim as a fork of Ripple (XRP) in 2014. At first it worked on the protocol of Ripple, but then in 2015 an original Stellar protocol with open source code was created, and the units of the crypto currency were named stellar, though now they are often also called lumens.

Why did Stellar project founders decide to separate from a very promising platform? The reason is Ripple is still being harshly criticized by many experts for being a completely centralized platform controlled by Ripple Labs company; Ripple’s code has been closed for a long time. Stellar was meant to be “a killer” platform by giving the same benefits as Ripple avoiding its flaws.

Stellar is a fairly fast and scalable open source platform that already supports up to several thousand transactions per second; transaction confirmation time does not exceed 2-5 seconds. The platform can transfer various currencies, crypto-currencies, tokens and so on. To confirm transactions, SCP protocol is used instead of the usual Proof-of-Work. The platform allows you to use both multi-signature and smart contracts. A total of about 100 billion coins have been created, and a fixed annual inflation of 1% is also present.

Stellar makes it possible to create, send, and trade digital representations of all forms of money: dollars, pesos, bitcoin, pretty much anything. It’s designed so all the world’s financial systems can work together on a single network.

All coins are issued initially, so this crypto currency is not mineable. Most of the issued coins belong to the non-profit organization, which provides support and development for the Stellar network. The main mission of this organization was the fight against poverty, creating every inhabitant of the world access to open and low-cost financial instruments, cheap loans and reliable savings accounts.

Historical data for Stellar

We list daily Stellar historical data for the past 10 days

Date Open, $ Min, $ Max, $ Market cap, $
Jan 18 0.303800 0.296700 0.307100 6 670 077 681
Jan 19 0.303000 0.299500 0.314000 6 718 342 682
Jan 20 0.301500 0.281600 0.301500 6 466 215 083
Jan 21 0.294500 0.254200 0.294500 5 616 174 572
Jan 22 0.252700 0.238700 0.277800 5 921 893 061
Jan 23 0.270600 0.265300 0.276400 5 939 157 605
Jan 24 0.269000 0.266000 0.281400 6 022 159 130
Jan 25 0.271800 0.262600 0.275900 5 803 352 885
Jan 26 0.262200 0.251800 0.264400 5 712 617 471
Jan 27 0.261400 0.246400 0.261400 5 443 456 945

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Stellar (XLM) price change (24h)

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Stellar Comments & Reviews

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NeoBeum   July 11, 2020   XLM

XLM looks like it’s about to get flushed down the toilet. According to trustworthy TA, XLM is on track to visit 6 cents and below. It’s currently fluctuating between 9-11 cents, so it can potentially see another 50% devaluation. Although the tech is...

Jareb543   August 22, 2019   XLM

I really don’t understand why XLM isn’t totally mooning right now. After World Wire and all their announcements, how is XLM not just a top 3 coin by now. I’m patiently waiting, as I believe that XLM is going to make it. One thing that’s for sure is...

Carlos   April 14, 2019   XLM

XLM and IBM presented wordwire to the world. This is a direct competitor to SWIFT, which is a globally recognized payment processor. Blockchain is shaking traditional ways we send money, and XLM is the first to realize this. It's surprising that the...

Jed   March 25, 2019   XLM

Stellar is one of the top ranking projects for a reason. XLM and IBM are going to be the first to market because Jesse Lund has already stated that they will debut World Wire with over 60 banks- all of which will use XLM as the native currency...

Clara   March 7, 2019   XLM

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