How to buy Decred
Where and how you can buy Decred.
We’ve included detailed instructions to make it easier for you.
Some market stats about Decred.
We’ve also included other research opportunities you may be interested in.
Other crypto similar to Decred.
And how to buy other crypto assets.
What you’ll learn
Price of Decred (24H)
When it comes to buying crypto, there are a lot of factors that come into play, such as location and protocol. Some cryptocurrencies are harder to obtain than others. Decred is one of them. Decred is not currently supported across Coinbase’s vast ecosystem. There are still ways you can find a way to buy Decred. Sign up with Coinbase to stay up to date on Decred and get notified when it becomes available on Coinbase app.
Check CoinMarketCap to see where you can buy Decred and with which currencies
For each cryptocurrency, CoinMarketCap provides a list of purchasing options (also known as market pairs). Go to and search for Decred. Tap on the button labeled “Market” near the price chart. In this view, you will see a complete list of places you can purchase Decred as well as the currencies you can use to obtain it. Under “Pairs” you'll see the shorthand for Decred, DCR, plus a second currency. The second currency is what you can use to purchase Decred. If you'd like to purchase DCR with the U.S. Dollar, look for DCR/USD.
Pick a platform to make your purchase
Different platforms have different levels of security, reliability, and liquidity. Before creating an account, do your research.
Make the purchase on your chosen platform
Every platform has a different way of doing things. Some platforms are very easy to use, others not so much.
Generally speaking, purchasing crypto with a fiat currency like the U.S. Dollar will be easier than purchasing it with another crypto.
If you do have to purchase Decred with another crypto, you’ll need to first create a crypto wallet that supports Decred, then you’ll buy the first currency and use it to buy Decred on the platform you chose.
If you get stuck, most platforms provide guides. But if they don’t, there is a vibrant community of crypto enthusiasts that have likely posted guides on Youtube, Twitter, and elsewhere.
Keep an eye on Decred
Decred is on the rise this week.
The price of Decred has risen by 2.36% in the past 7 days. The price increased by 4.51% in the last 24 hours. In just the past hour, the price shrunk by 0.43%. The current price is $21.51 per DCR. Decred is 91.40% below the all time high of $250.02.
Keep an eye on Decred
*Prices shown are for illustrative purposes only. Actual cryptocurrency prices may vary.
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