What derivation path for creating addresses is used in Ledger for BTG? Generated address from the device doesn't correspond the address from the path m/44'/0'/0'/0/0 that is shown for BTG in BIP39 for the first key.

UPDATE 1: (to clear up) I had following (test) mnemonic generated from ledger:

hurry essay possible egg idea outer poverty doctor sense lab guess gate arrow supreme cave grape sunny deposit erode lemon couch wild fantasy equal

When I derived key using m/44'/0'/0'/0/0 path (that is shown in BIP39), I got GTUDDiUvkFJtL24f3Bq3pGyTwULuyzMSV1 address (same as on the site), but Ledger expected GX1FXv2PrRSARyctabywsi5X58teAjYFU4.

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Sovan, your path didn't work with my iancoleman.io/bip39 page. Almost exactly as your


but without the last 2 characters m/44'/156'/0'/0; it makes no sense to me but it makes a world of difference. Thanks for your help.

ps.for the noob like me, may I add, pick BIP32 tab under derivation path otherwise you can't enter this data on the page.

  • m/44'/156'/0'/0/0 represents the path for the first address (you can see it to the left of the produced address in the list). As the last segment is added by the site, you should enter only m/44'/156'/0'/0 (as you did) to get the resulting m/44'/156'/0'/0/0 path.
    – Sovan
    Commented Jan 27, 2018 at 12:21

Finally I found the answer: the path is m/44'/156'/0'/0/0, it gave me expected GX1FXv2PrRSARyctabywsi5X58teAjYFU4 address.

Address header should be 38, dumpedPrivateKeyHeader same as in BTC (=128).

For those, who is seeking parameters for different bitcoin-like altcoins: I found many of them in the Coinomi repository.

UPDATE1: As it was mentioned by @john-doe, if you want to reproduce the address this way, you should switch to BIP32 tab and enter the path without the last segment (it would be added automatically for generated addresses).


The exact key path for BTG is "156'"

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