Verge is a privacy focused public ledger, that is verified by blockchain technology. The core foundation is built around decentralized transactions that are supported by a global community.
To bring user privacy to the masses and keep the original vision of Bitcoin alive by providing user privacy in a public ledger.
The total coin supply limit is ~16.5 billion (16,555,000,000 to be exact). It is important to understand that not all of the coins have been released and are on a time-based release. ~9 billion coins were released during the first year (2014) and 1 billion more coins have been (and will be) released every year until the total supply cap has been reached.