Bitcoin Gold (BTG)

Questions and issues related to Bitcoin Gold

What is Bitcoin Gold?
Bitcoin Gold, BTG for short, is a currency forked from bitcoin at block height 491407. If you had a bitcoin wallet with a balance on October 25th, then you ...
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017 at 7:10 AM
What do Bitcoin Gold addresses look like?
Bitcoin Gold uses a different address format from Bitcoin which protects users from accidentally sending coins to the wrong chain. All Bitcoin Gold address...
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017 at 7:11 AM
How can I find my Bitcoin Gold on
On our site, select “BTG” in the currency dropdown. If you are not seeing the coin, please clear your browser cache and refresh.
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017 at 7:11 AM
How I can use Bitcoin Gold with the BitGoJS SDK?
API users need to update to version 4.16.0 or later in order to get access to Bitcoin Gold. Use the “btg” coin parameter with the V2 API just like our other...
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017 at 7:12 AM
What is my Bitcoin Gold wallet password?
Your new BTG wallets are likely encrypted with the same password as your Bitcoin wallets. Specifically, they have the password that your wallet used around...
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017 at 7:13 AM
Is it safe to send my Bitcoin Gold?
Yes, Bitcoin Gold implemented replay protection in a similar way to Bitcoin Cash, so you can send your BTG coins without worry of accidentally spending Bitc...
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017 at 7:13 AM
Does BitGo support Segwit Bitcoin Gold addresses?
BitGo supports Segwit addresses, and are defaulting to using Segwit addresses in Bitcoin Gold. Using Segwit addresses allows for substantially lower fees.
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017 at 7:15 AM
Does BitGo support the Bitcoin Gold in testnet?
BitGo does not yet support the Bitcoin Gold in testnet. We currently only support Bitcoin Gold in production and it is not currently available at test.bitgo....
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017 at 7:16 AM
Why is my Bitcoin Gold balance not what I expect?
If your BTG balance is not what you expect it to be, please review the transaction history of your corresponding BTC wallet and examine the balance as of Oc...
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017 at 7:17 AM
What fees apply for sending Bitcoin Gold?
BitGo charges a fee of 100 bps, or 1%, on all outgoing (send) BTG transactions. Mining fees are also applied to Bitcoin Gold transaction to ensure that tran...
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017 at 8:19 AM