During the past week, while bitcoin has been less volatile, the BRC20 token economy has been coasting along just below the $500 million range, and today it stands at $475.05 million. Statistics show that BRC20s have increased in value significantly over the past 39 days, rising 1,511% from a total value of $29.48 million to today’s market capitalization of $475 million.
Value of BRC20 Token Economy Holds Above $400 Million Since First Week of May
Bitcoin’s BRC20 token economy remains just below the half-billion-dollar mark in value, with 24,677 listed BRC20 tokens, according to the BRC20 market aggregation website brc-20.io. Similar to bitcoin’s (BTC) price during the past week, the market capitalization of the BRC20 economy has experienced limited movement and has been lackluster in terms of activity.
However, the BRC20 token economy has consistently maintained a value above the $400 million range since the first week of May 2023. Approximately 39 days ago, statistics from the same website saved by archive.org indicated that there were only 3,981 tokens on April 25.
The increase from 3,981 BRC20 tokens to the current 24,677 represents a 519% increase during that timeframe. At that time, the BRC20 token economy was valued at $29.48 million, and since then, it has risen 1,511% higher to reach the current value of $475 million.
Currently, the BRC20 token ordi holds the largest market valuation with its 21 million coins worth $11.36 per unit as of June 3. The ordi market, valued at $238 million, is followed by $B20, which commands a market capitalization of around $43 million on Saturday.
$B20’s market valuation is followed by OXBT’s capitalization, which is around $28 million. The fourth and fifth BRC20 token market caps are then rounded out by vmpx and $OG$ in terms of market valuation.
On June 3, metrics further show that there has been $207 million in BRC20 token trade volume worldwide. Statistics from Dune Analytics indicate that there have been 8,640,447 BRC20 token transfers to date.
On Friday, June 2, 2023, there were over 114,000 BRC20 transactions, marking a decline in the number of transfers per day since May 7, 2023, when there were more than 397,000 BRC20 transactions.