How to buy Ethereum Classic
You can buy Ethereum Classic on Kraken's crypto exchange. Create your free account and connect a funding method to buy over 200 cryptocurrencies including ETC. Kraken makes it quick and easy to get started.
Create your free Kraken account
Provide your email address & country of residence.
Connect a funding method
Fund your account with your preferred payment method.
Complete your Ethereum Classic purchase
Buy Ethereum Classic with as little as $10.
In the past 24 hours, Kraken clients bought 12,393 ETC worth $320,490.
Why buy Ethereum Classic with Kraken?
Kraken offers a safe and easy way to get started with crypto. Use our flexible payment methods to instantly buy Ethereum Classic with a credit card, debit card, bank transfer and more.
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About Ethereum Classic
Ethereum Classic is a ETH fork that focuses on immutability. Ethereum Classic (ETC) is the continuation of the unaltered history of the original Ethereum (ETH) blockchain. These two chains forked in 2016 after a compromise in the original protocol was discovered, which led to a disagreement among users of the platform at that time. Like Ethereum, Ethereum Classic is a decentralized computing platform that uses smart contracts to run decentralized applications.
What can you do with Ethereum Classic?
With Kraken, you can do more with Ethereum Classic. From making your first trade to collecting NFTs and utilising our advanced Ethereum Classic pro trading tools, all of the Kraken features you need are backed by our world-class security and 24/7 support.
Ethereum Classic FAQ
Can I buy and sell Ethereum Classic instantly?
Yes, it only takes a few clicks to buy and sell Ethereum Classic after you connect your funding method.
How much does it cost to buy 1 Ethereum Classic?
At the current market rate, it costs $25.86 to purchase one ETC. Kraken makes it easy to buy Ethereum Classic in minutes.
Can I buy Ethereum Classic with a credit card?
Yes, you can buy Ethereum Classic with a Mastercard or Visa credit card on Kraken. We offer several different ways to fund your account with cash or cryptocurrency.
How to trade Ethereum Classic
You can trade Ethereum Classic by first creating a Kraken account. Next, deposit or purchase the amount of ETC to open your position. Once your account is funded, select your desired ETC trading pair and start trading Ethereum Classic.
Can I buy $100 worth of Ethereum Classic?
Yes, Kraken offers a secure and easy to buy $100 worth of Ethereum Classic. At its current price, $100 equals 3.87 ETC.
Is Ethereum Classic safe to buy?
The Ethereum Classic price can change dramatically based on market conditions. While Ethereum Classic is among the most popular cryptocurrencies in the market, you should do your own research on Ethereum Classic before buying.
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