|Brief||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.|
|Last updated:||Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:00:02PM UTC|
|Current price, USD:||0.068|
|Market capitalization, USD:||1 388 481 668|
|Available supply:||20 378 687 336 XLM|
|Volume 24 hours, USD:||297 217 479|
General XLM facts, technical details and general information about Stellar crypto currency
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. All coins are issued initially, so this crypto currency is not mineable. Most of the issued coins belong to the non-profit organization Stellar.org, 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.
We list daily Stellar historical data for the past 10 days
|Date||Open, $||Min, $||Max, $||Market cap, $|
|Jun 23||0.072||0.07||0.072||1 453 976 620|
|Jun 24||0.071||0.069||0.073||1 408 393 130|
|Jun 25||0.069||0.067||0.069||1 382 955 301|
|Jun 26||0.068||0.067||0.069||1 365 715 947|
|Jun 27||0.067||0.062||0.067||1 283 285 283|
|Jun 28||0.063||0.062||0.065||1 300 749 216|
|Jun 29||0.064||0.063||0.065||1 325 497 712|
|Jun 30||0.065||0.064||0.067||1 361 393 599|
|Jul 01||0.067||0.066||0.069||1 388 324 110|
|Jul 02||0.070||0.068||0.071||1 388 481 668|
|XLM price change 24 hours||0.04%|
|XLM price change 7 days||-0.03%|
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|Price, USD||24h||7 days|
|UNUS SED LEO||1.250||-0.56%||4.30%|
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