This page covers the process of buying Unikoin Gold in-depth. If you are interested in storing the currency, check our detailed Unikoin Gold wallets page.
Step 1: Aquire Bitcoin or Ethereum
Unikoin Gold is only traded against Ethereum and Bitcoin, so in order to obtain it, we must first buy Bitcoin or Ethereum, and then send the Bitcoin/Ethereum to an exchange where Unikoin Gold is traded.
Bitcoin and Ethereum Exchanges
Coinbase is a very beginner friendly US based exchange, that sells cryptocurrency to most countries and all US states. Expect a 1.49% fee on bank transfer purchases, and a 3.99% fee for credit and debit purchases.
Coinmama is another option that focuses on credit and debit card purchases. Coinmama is great because they have higher debit and credit card purchasing limits than Coinbase, as well as instant delivery. Coinmama’s fees are around 5.5%.
LocalBitcoins is a person to person exchange, meaning that anyone can use it. There are no limits, or verification needed. It uses escrow to make sure that both parties recieve payment.
Gemini is another US based exchange, that allows its users to buy Bitcoin and Ethereum via bank transfers, credit cards, and debit cards.
Bitpanda is an exchange that also focuses on credit and debit card purchases. Their fees are between 3%-4%, and only sells Bitcoin and Ethereum to European countries.
How to Buy Cryptocurrency on Coinbase
If you signup to Coinbase through this link, you will recieve an extra $10 worth of Bitcoin on your first $100+ order.
After creating your Coinbase account, you will want to add a payment method. If you are trying to get the most bang out of your buck, I would reccomend using a bank transfer. If time is a concern, maybe go with credit or debit card, as there is instant delivery!
Click the Buy/Sell tab at the top/middle of your screen. From this page, you can easily purchase Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum.
How to Buy Cryptocurrency on Coinmama
After your account is verified, you can go to the navigation bar and purchase Bitcoin or Ethereum, using USD or EUR.
After you purchase cryptocurrency on Coinmama, they will ask for an address to send it to. We are going to find this address in the next step, and it will depend on the secondary exchange that you decide to use.
Unikoin Gold Exchanges
Step 2: Moving Bitcoin or Ethereum to Kucoin
After aquiring Bitcoin/Ethereum, you will need to move it to the cryptocurrency to cryptocurrency exchange Kucoin.
Most cryptocurrency exchanges only allow cryptocurrency to be purchased with Bitcoin or Ethereum. That is why we need to convert our money to cryptocurrency, and then send the purchased cryptocurrency to an exchange where our coin is sold.
In order to send your newly purchased crypto to Kucoin, you will need locate your Kucoin deposit address.
This can be found by going on Kucoin, and clicking the $ tab on the right side of the navigation bar. This page will show you all of your cryptocurrency deposit addresses. Locate the coin you are depositing, which in this example will be Bitcoin.
Now that we have our deposit address, we will need to send it from Coinbase.
Buy some Unikoin Gold!
After your cryptocurrency arrives, you will have a balance to purchase Unikoin Gold with. Head to the cooresponding page depending on what currency you purchased:
Once on the correct page, click best price, and enter the amount of UKG you would like to purchase.
Congrats, you now own Unikoin Gold. Look below for how to store it!
Step 3: How to Store your Unikoin Gold, Securely!
Unikoin Gold is an ERC-20 token, which means that it runs on Ethereum’s blockchain. ERC-20 tokens can be stored in several wallets, including the Ledger Nano S, the Trezor, myEtherWallet, Eidoo, and many more!
For setup guides on all of these wallets, please view our page on Unikoin Gold wallets!
Buy Unikoin Gold with Credit Card and Debit Card
There are two methods of buying Unikoin Gold with credit and debit cards. The first way, is by converting your currency into Bitcoin using Coinbase, and then converting your Bitcoin into Unikoin Gold on Kucoin. The second method, uses Changelly and allows for the purchase of Unikoin Gold with USD.
Buy Unikoin Gold with Bank Transfer
Just like credit and debit cards, there are two methods of buying Unikoin Gold with a bank transfer or wire. Both will be explained below, with clear pictures and steps! The first way, is by buying Bitcoin on Coinbase using your Bank account. After you purchase Bitcoin, you can send it to an exchange that sells Unikoin Gold. The cheapest exchange, that sells Unikoin Gold is Kucoin. All will be explained below with clear pictures and steps!
Buy Unikoin Gold with PayPal
Due to Paypal’s chargeback feature, buying Unikoin Gold with Paypal takes a few extra steps. The exchange VirWoX allows you to convert paypal balance into Bitcoin. Read our tutorial on this conversion. Once you have obtained Bitcoin, you can send it to Kucoin just like the above example!
Can I Buy Unikoin Gold on Coinbase?
Unikoin Gold is currently only sold on Kucoin and Bittrex, but it is possible it could be added along with several new coins in 2018.