What you’ll learn
Where and how you can buy Namecoin.
We’ve included detailed instructions to make it easier for you.
Some market stats about Namecoin.
We’ve also included other research opportunities you may be interested in.
Other crypto similar to Namecoin.
And how to buy other crypto assets.
Price of Namecoin (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. Namecoin is one of them. Namecoin is not currently supported across Coinbase’s vast ecosystem. There are still ways you can find a way to buy Namecoin. Sign up with Coinbase to stay up to date on Namecoin and get notified when it becomes available on Coinbase app.
For each cryptocurrency, CoinMarketCap provides a list of purchasing options (also known as market pairs). Go to and search for Namecoin. Tap on the button labeled “Market” near the price chart. In this view, you will see a complete list of places you can purchase Namecoin as well as the currencies you can use to obtain it. Under “Pairs” you'll see the shorthand for Namecoin, NMC, plus a second currency. The second currency is what you can use to purchase Namecoin. If you'd like to purchase NMC with the U.S. Dollar, look for NMC/USD.
Different platforms have different levels of security, reliability, and liquidity. Before creating an account, do your research.
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 Namecoin with another crypto, you’ll need to first create a crypto wallet that supports Namecoin, then you’ll buy the first currency and use it to buy Namecoin 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.
The price of Namecoin has fallen by 8.53% in the past 7 days. The price increased by 12.58% in the last 24 hours. In just the past hour, the price grew by 0.34%. The current price is $0.985082 per NMC. Namecoin is 93.96% below the all time high of $16.30.
*Prices shown are for illustrative purposes only. Actual cryptocurrency prices may vary.
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