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Ethereum Classic

Millions choose Kraken to buy Ethereum Classic. Start with just $10.



Ethereum Classic

Millions choose Kraken to buy Ethereum Classic. Start with just $10.

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.

Transactions are instant

Buy and sell 200+ cryptocurrencies

Flexible funding options

Flexible funding options

Kraken level security


Dollar cost average your Ethereum Classic purchases with recurring buys on the Kraken mobile app and get $10 when you refer a friend to Kraken.

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 rewards

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Trade OTC

Trade Ethereum Classic OTC

High-volume Ethereum Classic orders

Trade futures

Trade Ethereum Classic futures

95+ perpetual futures

API trading

Ethereum Classic API trading

Automate your trades

Swap Ethereum Classic for other assets

After you buy Ethereum Classic, you can trade it for fiat currencies and other cryptocurrencies. Kraken offers deep liquidity and instant trades on over 200 Ethereum Classic trading pairs.

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.

Learn more about Ethereum Classic

  1. How is Ethereum Classic different from normal cash?

  2. Where can I buy Ethereum Classic?

  3. How do beginners buy Ethereum Classic?

  4. Is Ethereum Classic available to buy and sell in my country?

  5. Is Ethereum Classic a good investment?

  6. Can I purchase Ethereum Classic using my local currency?

  7. What are the transaction fees for buying Ethereum Classic?

  8. What is the minimum amount of Ethereum Classic that I can buy?

  9. Can I buy Ethereum Classic with a debit card?

  10. Can I buy Ethereum Classic with other cryptocurrencies?

  11. How can I keep my Ethereum Classic safe?

  12. Can I set up automatic recurring buy orders for Ethereum Classic?

  13. Will I owe taxes when buying and selling Ethereum Classic?

  14. Can I transfer Ethereum Classic from Kraken to my crypto wallet?

  15. Is it safe to leave my Ethereum Classic on Kraken?

  16. Can I pay for online goods and services using Ethereum Classic?

  17. What is the current circulating supply of Ethereum Classic?

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