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BTC Price evolution By Parizer13 on 18th December 2020 11:44:23 PM
  1. Jan 2009 – Mar 2010   basically nothing       No exchanges or market, users were mainly cryptography fans who were sending bitcoins for hobby purposes representing low or no value. In March 2010, user "SmokeTooMuch" auctioned 10,000 BTC for $50 (cumulatively), but no buyer was found.[143]
  2. May 2010        less than $0.01         On 22 May 2010,[144] Laszlo Hanyecz made the first real-world transaction by buying two pizzas in Jacksonville, Florida, for 10,000 BTC, an amount that would be nearly $750,000 if held in March 2013.[145]
  3. Feb 2011 – April 2011         $1.00Increase   Bitcoin takes parity with US dollar.[146]
  4. Nov 2013        $350–$1,242Increase   Price rose from $150 in October to $200 in November, reaching $1,242 on 29 November 2013.[147]
  5. Apr 2014        $340–$530Decrease     The lowest price since the 2012–2013 Cypriot financial crisis had been reached at 3:25 AM on 11 April.[148]
  6. 2-3 March 2017  $1,290+ Increase        Price broke above the November 2013 high of $1,242[149] and then traded above $1,290.[150]
  7. 20 May 2017     $2,000 Increase         Price reached a new high, reaching $1,402.03 on 1 May 2017, and over $1,800 on 11 May 2017.[151] On 20 May 2017, the price passed $2,000 for the first time.
  8. 1 September 2017        $5,013.91Increase       Price broke $5,000 for the first time.[152]
  9. 17-20 November 2017     $7,600-8,100 Increase   Briefly topped at $8004.59. This surge in bitcoin may be related to the 2017 Zimbabwean coup d'état. In one bitcoin exchange, 1 BTC topped at nearly $13,500, just shy of 2 times the value of the International market.[153][154]
  10. 15 December 2017        $17,900 Increase        Price reached $17,900.[155]
  11. 17 December 2017        $19,783.06 Increase     Price rose 5% in 24 hours, with its value being up 1,824% since 1 January 2017, to reach a new all-time high of $19,783.06.[156]
  12. 22 December 2017        $13,800 Decrease        Price lost one third of its value in 24 hours, dropping below $14,000.[157]
  13. 5 February 2018         $6,200 Decrease         Price dropped by 50% in 16 days, falling below $7,000.[158]
  14. 31 October 2018         $6,300 Steady   On the 10th anniversary of bitcoin, the price held steady above $6,000 during a period of historically low volatility.[159][160]
  15. 7 December 2018         $3,300 Decrease         Price briefly dipped below $3,300, a 76% drop from the previous year and a 15-month low.[161]
  16. 27 July 2020    $10,944 Increase        Price surged to the highest in almost a year.[162]
  17. 26 October 2020         $13,000 Increase        Price stayed above the $10,000 mark for an unprecedented three-month stretch.[163]
  18. 16 November 2020        $16,800 Increase        Bitcoin has been more expensive in only five other instances in the past decade.[164]
  19. 18 November 2020        $18,000 Increase        Bitcoin rallies above $18,000 to trade near all-time highs.[165]
  20. 24 November 2020        $19,000 Increase        Bitcoin price reaches three-year high of more than $19,000.[166]
  21. 30 November 2020        $19,850.11 Increase     Bitcoin price reached new all-time high of $19,850.11.[167]
  22. 16 December 2020        $20,600 Increase        Bitcoin reaches all-time high of $20,600.[168]
  23. 17 December 2020        $23,400 Increase        Bitcoin ends a multi-day rally to reach a new all-time high of $23,400.[169]

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