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BTC - Cost Basis (USD)


The Bitcoin Cost Basis is also known as the Realized Price. It is calculated by dividing the realized cap by the total supply.

Bitcoin's USD Market Price is included for reference.


for each block in blockchain:
  block.costbasis_usd := block.real_cap / block.total_supply
  (x,y) := (block.time, costbasis_usd)

for each hour in blockchain:
  hr_costbasis_usd := open(blockchain[hr_start:hr_end].costbasis_usd)
  (x,y) := (hour, hr_costbasis_usd)

for each day in blockchain:
  day_costbasis_usd := open(blockchain[day_start:day_end].costbasis_usd)
  (x,y) := (day, day_costbasis_usd)

Technical Info

Lost or burned coins are not excluded from this metric.

  • Hourly and daily aggregations are derived from block data using open for this metric.
  • Hourly data contains occasional gaps; no blocks were generated during these times.


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