how much bitcoin is liquid as paper currency

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Alpesh Parikh asked 8 months ago

how much bitcoin is as liquid as paper currency?

1 Answers
Steven Hay answered 8 months ago

Hi Alpesh,
Well, 16,710,912 BTC of the maximum 21 million bitcoins has been mined by this point, so is available to be used. In practice, less than that is actually available due to lost private keys. So probably around 13 million?

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