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) $ 7,565.17
ethereum
Ethereum (ETH) $ 148.99
ripple
XRP (XRP) $ 0.225789
tether
Tether (USDT) $ 1.00
bitcoin-cash
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) $ 215.11
litecoin
Litecoin (LTC) $ 45.77
eos
EOS (EOS) $ 2.74
binancecoin
Binance Coin (BNB) $ 15.74
bitcoin-cash-sv
Bitcoin SV (BSV) $ 97.47
cardano
Cardano (ADA) $ 0.038620
stellar
Stellar (XLM) $ 0.055725
tezos
Tezos (XTZ) $ 1.43
tron
TRON (TRX) $ 0.014795
monero
Monero (XMR) $ 54.23
cosmos
Cosmos (ATOM) $ 3.77
leo-token
LEO Token (LEO) $ 0.916905
chainlink
ChainLink (LINK) $ 2.10
okb
OKB (OKB) $ 2.65
huobi-token
Huobi Token (HT) $ 2.84
neo
NEO (NEO) $ 9.10
iota
IOTA (MIOTA) $ 0.207334
dash
Dash (DASH) $ 53.18
usd-coin
USD Coin (USDC) $ 0.998807
ethereum-classic
Ethereum Classic (ETC) $ 3.93
vechain
VeChain (VET) $ 0.007131
ontology
Ontology (ONT) $ 0.627068
maker
Maker (MKR) $ 504.41
crypto-com-chain
Crypto.com Coin (CRO) $ 0.029650
nem
NEM (XEM) $ 0.036393
dogecoin
Dogecoin (DOGE) $ 0.002246
basic-attention-token
Basic Attention Token (BAT) $ 0.195338
zcash
Zcash (ZEC) $ 29.59
paxos-standard
Paxos Standard (PAX) $ 1.00
decred
Decred (DCR) $ 20.85
qtum
Qtum (QTUM) $ 1.76
true-usd
TrueUSD (TUSD) $ 1.00
ravencoin
Ravencoin (RVN) $ 0.031669
0x
0x (ZRX) $ 0.239508
holotoken
Holo (HOT) $ 0.000733
algorand
Algorand (ALGO) $ 0.264877
bytom
Bytom (BTM) $ 0.081354
augur
Augur (REP) $ 10.38
seele
Seele (SEELE) $ 0.160383
nano
Nano (NANO) $ 0.830429
havven
Synthetix Network Token (SNX) $ 1.25
bitcoin-gold
Bitcoin Gold (BTG) $ 6.05
omisego
OmiseGO (OMG) $ 0.753293
matic-network
Matic Network (MATIC) $ 0.038977
nervos-network
Nervos Network (CKB) $ 0.007837
v-systems
V.SYSTEMS (VSYS) $ 0.051147