On Saturday, May 28, 2022, LUNA Classic and UST Classic holders received an airdrop containing new LUNA 2.0 tokens based on two blockchain snapshots. The cryptoasset first recorded a value of $14.31 per unit at 5 a.m. ET, and set an all-time high (ATH) about 20 minutes later at $18.87 per LUNA. LUNA was trading at $4.20 a unit at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, down more than 70%.
LUNA 2.0 released
new Luna Tokens are now being traded as crypto assets were airdropped to LUNA Classic (LUNC) and UST Classic (USTC) holders. Currently, the maximum supply of LUNA coins is 1,000,000,000, but the number of tokens currently in circulation is unknown.
LUNA is currently seeing the most activity on the trading platform Okx, with 24-hour indicators indicating a price range for LUNA between $18.87 and $4.20 per unit. Other exchanges seeing LUNA trading activity include Gate.io and MEXC Global.
Do Kwon, co-founder of Terra tweet Regarding Saturday’s launch, he said: “Phoenix-1 mainnet is now live and producing blocks – public node services, wallets and browsers should be live soon.” Kwon also said: “To check your LUNA (or LUNA2 as some exchanges call it), you just need to log in [Terra Station] and refresh the page. “
Many exchanges are adding support for the new LUNA, such as Kraken, Bitrue, Kucoin, Bybit, Nexo, Lbank, Bitfinex, and Bitget. Cryptocompare data suggests tether USDT Directed the vast majority of LUNA transactions, followed by Ethereum. Crypto assets are also paired with fiat currencies USD, CAD, EUR, PHP, INR and IDR.
Terra’s new LUNA coin has been a trending topic on crypto forums and social media. “If you liked losing all your money with LUNA 1.0, you’ll love losing all your money with LUNA 2.0,” one person tweeted Say The release of 2.0 was mocked on Saturday. “LUNA 2.0” is an ancient Egyptian word meaning “We still need McNugget meals at table 5”, another tweet.
Many people talked about the Terra blockchain founder. “Do Kwon being around every day while he’s tarred and feathered is the most important thing I’ve ever seen,” one person wrote Saturday. “Actually just bought luna 2.0 out of respect for LMAO,” the person added. Others are less friendly to the new Terra blockchain project. “Buying Luna 2.0 is the equivalent of calling your ex knowing she cheated on you. Have some self-esteem,” another think.
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