Altcoins or alternative cryptocurrency coins are coins that are an alternative to Bitcoin.

Generally speaking, all altcoins are variants or forks of Bitcoin. Meaning, it was built using ‘Bitcoin’s open-sourced’, the original protocol with changes to its codes. Therefore giving birth to an entirely new coin with a new set of features.

Some examples of altcoins that are variants of BTC’s codes are Namecoin, Peercoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin, and Auroracoin.

bitcoin
Bitcoin (BTC) $ 8,959.00
ethereum
Ethereum (ETH) $ 266.36
ripple
XRP (XRP) $ 0.421429
litecoin
Litecoin (LTC) $ 135.42
bitcoin-cash
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) $ 426.34
eos
EOS (EOS) $ 6.89
binancecoin
Binance Coin (BNB) $ 32.13
bitcoin-cash-sv
Bitcoin SV (BSV) $ 209.74
cardano
Cardano (ADA) $ 0.091433
stellar
Stellar (XLM) $ 0.128585
tron
TRON (TRX) $ 0.032918
tether
Tether (USDT) $ 1.00
leo-token
LEO Token (LEO) $ 1.87
monero
Monero (XMR) $ 94.60
cosmos
Cosmos (ATOM) $ 6.40
dash
Dash (DASH) $ 155.20
iota
IOTA (MIOTA) $ 0.447212
tezos
Tezos (XTZ) $ 1.29
neo
NEO (NEO) $ 13.91
ethereum-classic
Ethereum Classic (ETC) $ 8.70
ontology
Ontology (ONT) $ 1.44
huobi-token
Huobi Token (HT) $ 3.42
nem
NEM (XEM) $ 0.087310
maker
Maker (MKR) $ 726.76
zcash
Zcash (ZEC) $ 93.47
chainlink
ChainLink (LINK) $ 1.67
okb
OKB (OKB) $ 1.63
bitcoin-gold
Bitcoin Gold (BTG) $ 27.08
crypto-com-chain
Crypto.com Chain (CRO) $ 0.066782
basic-attention-token
Basic Attention Token (BAT) $ 0.331753
vechain
VeChain (VET) $ 0.007297
dogecoin
Dogecoin (DOGE) $ 0.003186
qtum
Qtum (QTUM) $ 3.69
usd-coin
USD Coin (USDC) $ 1.00
holotoken
Holo (HOT) $ 0.001769
omisego
OmiseGO (OMG) $ 2.14
bytom
Bytom (BTM) $ 0.192507
bittorrent-2
BitTorrent (BTT) $ 0.001362
lisk
Lisk (LSK) $ 2.15
decred
Decred (DCR) $ 27.40
true-usd
TrueUSD (TUSD) $ 1.00
ravencoin
Ravencoin (RVN) $ 0.063286
waves
Waves (WAVES) $ 2.39
bitcoin-diamond
Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) $ 1.23
zilliqa
Zilliqa (ZIL) $ 0.023858
pundi-x
Pundi X (NPXS) $ 0.000910
nano
Nano (NANO) $ 1.56
0x
0x (ZRX) $ 0.344970
augur
Augur (REP) $ 18.54
bytecoin
Bytecoin (BCN) $ 0.000988