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Buy Litecoin, the first real altcoin

MoonPay offers a fast and easy way to buy Litecoin (LTC).

How to buy Litecoin?

  • 1

    Enter the amount in LTC or fiat currency that you wish to purchase

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    Enter your LTC wallet address

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    Verify your email and basic information

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    You're now ready to buy Litecoin online!

Why is MoonPay the best way to buy Litecoin?

globeAvailable globally

Purchase Litecoin in more than 150 countries using the local currency of your bank account.

paymentConvenient payments

Buy Litecoin instantly using a credit or debit card, bank transfer, Apple Pay, Google Pay or another payment method.

needsBuy what you need

You can buy Litecoin in small or large quantities. Start by purchasing Litecoin for as little as $30 on MoonPay.

securityIndustry-leading security

Buy Litecoin with peace of mind. MoonPay operates strict security measures to ensure your purchase of Litecoin is secure.

What can you do with your Litecoin?

Store

Store your newly purchased Litecoin in your . There are lots of custodial and non-custodial wallets to choose from.

Send

Once you've purchased Litecoin, you can transfer it to anyone across the globe, as long as you know their Litecoin wallet address.

Spend

Use your Litecoin to purchase goods and services from any participating merchant that accepts Litecoin and cryptocurrency.

Swap

Convert your Litecoin into another cryptocurrency directly in your wallet or by using a DeFi application.

Borrow Against

Use your LTC to borrow against other crypto assets on the platform’s borrowing and lending protocol.

Donate

There are a growing number of charities that accept donations in Litecoin and cryptocurrency. Donate crypto easily and internationally.

What is Litecoin (LTC)?

Litecoin is one of the oldest and most decentralized cryptocurrencies that aims to be a payments-focused alternative to Bitcoin (BTC). Created in 2011 from a modified version of the Bitcoin Core code, Litecoin allows anyone to make payments or transfers with competitively low fees.

Ticker
LTC
Price
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24h change
7d change
Made by
Charlie Lee
Release date
2011
Total supply
84M
Market data from CoinGecko, updated every 1-5 mins

Frequently Asked Questions

While MoonPay cannot offer investment advice, some see Litecoin as an improvement over Bitcoin because of its speed. Whereas Bitcoin takes roughly 10 minutes to generate a block, Litecoin takes only two and a half. This allows the Litecoin network to handle more transactions.

Buying LTC is a decision that should be based on a combination of factors, including past performance, individual risk tolerance, and other crypto assets in your investment portfolio.


Litecoin (LTC) has a 24-hour trading volume of over , and is ranked as the ##undefined most valuable cryptocurrency with a market cap of more than $. The total supply of LTC tokens is .

Moonpay accepts most major credit and debit cards, including VISA and MasterCard. If you want to buy Litecoin with a card, enter the amount in LTC or fiat currency that you wish to purchase, then enter your Litecoin (LTC) wallet address.

You're now ready to buy LTC with a credit card or your preferred payment method!

MoonPay’s Know Your Customer Policy is designed to prevent and mitigate possible risks of MoonPay being involved in any kind of illegal activity. If you haven’t already done so, you will be prompted to enter your information and upload documents. We will then verify your identity and approve your transaction, provided you have met the following requirements.

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