Bitcoin's market capitalization hits a new all-time high, breaking December 2017 record
The market capitalization of bitcoin has broken its previous all-time high record, according to market data.
Information published by Coin Metrics, which tracks data in the cryptocurrency space, shows the market cap of bitcoin exceeded the $328.89 billion reported on December 16, 2017.
As shown in the chart below, the market cap of bitcoin hit $329.91 billion as of time of writing at a price of $17,789 per BTC. At that level, the total supply of bitcoin in existence was 18,546,050.40.
Source: Coin Metrics, The Block Research
Earlier Tuesday, bitcoin's price crossed the $17,000 mark for the first time since January 2018.