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Ethereum Classic (ETC)

What is Ethereum Classic?

In July 2016, the Ethereum network hard forked into two blockchains: Ethereum and Ethereum Classic. Ethereum Classic is now a completely separate cryptocurrency with different technological and philosophical goals. You can read more about Ethereum Classic and cryptocurrency forks.

Ethereum Classic is a cryptocurrency with a special focus on immutability, popularly expressed as “code is law.”

 Send/ReceiveTrading
Coinbase            ✔     ✔
Pro            ✔     ✔
Wallet            ✔    ✖️

What regions support ETC?

 USNYCANEUUKDESGJP
Coinbase   ✔ ✔  ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔✖️
Pro   ✔ ✔  ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔✖️
Wallet ✔ ✔  ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔✖️

Crypto to fiat trading pairs

  USUKEU
USD   ✔ ✖️ ✖️
GBP ✖️ ✔✖️
EUR ✖️ ✔ ✔

Note: Coinbase Wallet does not support direct bank transactions. You’ll need to transfer your crypto to Coinbase.com or send it to an external address in order to cash out.

Crypto to crypto trading pairs

 USDCUSDTBTCDAI
ETC    ✖️   ✖️  ✔  ✖️

See the full list of countries that Coinbase supports for crypto-to-crypto trading.

Note: Only assets hosted on the Ethereum blockchain can be converted through the Coinbase Wallet mobile app at this time. Learn more about trading on Coinbase Wallet.

How many confirmations are needed for ETC?

ETC requires 3,000 network confirmations. Learn about transaction confirmations.

Which blockchain network hosts ETC?

ETC is hosted on Ethereum.

What are the minimum and maximum withdrawal amounts?

Coinbase has implemented safeguards to ensure a healthy and efficient network both on-chain and through our platform.  

These safeguards include both minimum and maximum amounts for each cryptocurrency we allow customers to send through the blockchain.

Minimum: 0.001

Maximum: 5,000

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