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USTC TerraClassicUSD
$ 0.02116026
Volume 24h
Circulating supply
Change 24h
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    $ 0.02116026
    $ 207,313,725
    $ 13,204,120
    9,797,312,337 USTC
What is TerraUSD?
The TerraUSD is a stable coin. The coin is pegged to the US Dollar. TerraUSD was created to deliver value to the Terra community and offer a solution for Defi that isScalable and stable.
The benefits of TerraUSD make it a stand-out stable coin competitor. The minting mechanism of UST allows it to meet the requirements of the protocols it uses. TerraUSD can be used as a payment method for UST. DApps is another area where TerraUSD has shown its power.
TerraUSD was launched in September 2020 and has since gained the reputation as the most stable coin.
There is a relationship between the UST LUNA.
Do Kwon proposed a revival plan that would split the Terra blockchain into a new chain called Terra. The old Terra chain would remain as Terra Classic.
TerraClassicUSD is a new name for UST and only trades on the old Terra Classic blockchain. There will be no updated version of the stable coin and no migration of USTC to Terra 2.0.
Who are the founding members of TerraUSD?
Terra was founded by Do Kwon and Daniel Shin. TerraUSD was launched in September 2020. Since that date, TerraUSD has been the leader in the stable coin market.
Terraform Labs has a CEO. He worked at Microsoft and Apple. He was the CEO of Anyfi, a startup that provided solutions for wireless mesh networks.
Daniel Shin is an economist.
What makes TerraUSD unique?
TerraUSD is a stable coin with a face value equal to the face value of other stable coins. You need to burn 1 LUNA reserve asset to issue TerraUSD. Users can gain passive income using TerraUSD with stable interest rates. A 20% return on UST savings is promised by anchor. The stability of the PoS chains is due to the commission and inflation. TerraUSD allows the Dropship bridge protocol to be used. Dropship moves assets between chains by integrating TerraUSD into numerous platforms. The value of TerraUSD is determined by supply and demand.
TerraUSD is the first stable coin that provides interest earnings, incredible scalability, and easier interchain movement.
The yield reserve was top up by the anchor protocol.
Low-volatile yields on TerraUSD deposits are offered by the Anchor Protocol.
The total deposits on Anchor have grown to over $6 billion. Over $10 billion worth of UST is locked up in the protocol, as users pile on to take advantage of the attractive yields during the market downturn. Concerns over the protocol burning through its yield reserve grew as a result. The founder of Terra, Do Kwon, announced an anchor yield reserve top-up of $450M.
Why did UST depeg?
UST went from $1 to a low of $0.68 on May 9, 2022.
The Curve pool containing UST was emptied after UST started trading below its dollar peg. The price of LUNA was driven down by short selling.
The downward spiral of UST. The price of LUNA was reduced but the peg was not restored. Terra's sale of BTC out of their treasury did not restore faith in UST.
The full breakdown of the UST depeg can be found here.
What is the Luna Foundation Guard?
The Luna Foundation Guard is an organization that manages Terra, the company behind the UST and LUNA token. One month before the UST depeg, LFG made headlines when it bought more than one thousand dollars worth of Bitcoins. The goal of the Luna Foundation Guard was to accumulate BTC worth $10 billion, but it had to liquidate its holdings in order to save the UST peg.

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How many TerraUSD coins are in circulation?
TerraUSD is a stable coin. There is no technical support for the UST token.
The UST value is influenced by supply and demand for the asset and the US dollar value. When the value of the UST is greater than a dollar, LUNA holders can sell token for UST. The prices for LUNA are growing due to the increase in the UST supply. UST can be sold for Terra when supplies are reduced. The UST price is returned to the target level by this action.
TerraUSD (UST) is one of the most notable stable coins in the market, with the maximum supply being 1.93B UST.
The TerraUSD network is secured.
TerraUSD is pegged to the price of a dollar and secured by Terra.
Terra's security is dependent on miners. The PoS consensus provides stability by absorbing short-term demand volatility for Terra. Stable demand for mining is one of the main requirements for security. TerraUSD aims to provide stable rewards in all economic conditions.
Where can you buy TerraUSD?
If you want to buy TerraUSD, you need to swap for UST on the exchanges where the token is listed.
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