How many NANO is the genesis balance?

Hi there,

I was looking for an ecological cryptocurrency and heard about NANO who sounds very promising.

In chapter "IV. SYSTEM OVERVIEW" of the whitepaper "Nano: A Feeless Distributed Cryptocurrency
Network", the capitalization of the system is described as the sum of all account balances, which will never exceed the initial genesis balance:

The system is initiated with a genesis account containing
the genesis balance. The genesis balance is a fixed quantity
and can never be increased. The genesis balance is divided and
sent to other accounts via send transactions registered on the
genesis account-chain. The sum of the balances of all accounts
will never exceed the initial genesis balance which gives the
system an upper bound on quantity and no ability to increase
it.

However, I couln't find anywhere what the upper bound of the capitalization is, i.e. the maximal number of NANOs --those released to accounts and those still in the genesis balance.

So, where is this defined and what is the maximal number of releasable NANOs ?

Thanks

Hello and welcome!
Here you can find information about the number of Nano: https://docs.nano.org/protocol-design/distribution-and-units/
133,248,297 Nano have been distributed.
There's no Nano left in the genesis account. All of the initially created Nano have been distributed or burned.
Binance actually has a pretty nice overview of Nano.

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Hello zergtoshi,

Thank you for your explanation and the link.

More details about the genesis of NANO here:
https://medium.com/nanocurrency/the-nano-faucet-c99e18ae1202

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