Bitcoin is the first know and massively adopted cryptocurrency. It was launched in 2009 under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto and ever since then, it has seen amazing growth having the largest market capitalization and providing liquidity among altcoins. It makes almost around half of all cryptocurrencies in the market currently, leaving other virtual currencies behind as a top cryptocurrency of 2021. Anyone can run a blockchain node on their computer and store their copy of the blockchain. A Bitcoin transaction cost around $12 and new coins are minted by miners every 10 minutes. Only about 21 million Bitcoins in total will be created.
Price: ~$50K USD | Market Cap: $941.94B.