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) $ 3,962.32
ethereum
Ethereum (ETH) $ 147.39
ripple
XRP (XRP) $ 0.336813
eos
EOS (EOS) $ 3.63
litecoin
Litecoin (LTC) $ 48.38
bitcoin-cash
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) $ 146.48
tether
Tether (USDT) $ 0.999316
stellar
Stellar (XLM) $ 0.091383
tron
TRON (TRX) $ 0.025563
cardano
Cardano (ADA) $ 0.047600
binancecoin
Binance Coin (BNB) $ 10.32
bitcoin-cash-sv
Bitcoin SV (BSV) $ 68.28
monero
Monero (XMR) $ 52.26
iota
IOTA (MIOTA) $ 0.311452
dash
Dash (DASH) $ 88.35
neo
NEO (NEO) $ 9.12
ethereum-classic
Ethereum Classic (ETC) $ 4.68
maker
Maker (MKR) $ 599.21
ontology
Ontology (ONT) $ 0.689550
nem
NEM (XEM) $ 0.043584
tezos
Tezos (XTZ) $ 0.451295
zcash
Zcash (ZEC) $ 55.68
waves
Waves (WAVES) $ 2.79
holotoken
Holo (HOT) $ 0.001462
usd-coin
USD Coin (USDC) $ 1.01
dogecoin
Dogecoin (DOGE) $ 0.002077
vechain
VeChain (VET) $ 0.004347
okb
OKB (OKB) $ 0.767325
bitcoin-gold
Bitcoin Gold (BTG) $ 12.21
true-usd
TrueUSD (TUSD) $ 1.01
omisego
OmiseGo (OMG) $ 1.32
zilliqa
Zilliqa (ZIL) $ 0.018989
qtum
Qtum (QTUM) $ 2.19
basic-attention-token
Basic Attention Token (BAT) $ 0.142505
chainlink
ChainLink (LINK) $ 0.465029
decred
Decred (DCR) $ 17.46
lisk
Lisk (LSK) $ 1.25
augur
Augur (REP) $ 14.07
0x
0x (ZRX) $ 0.251297
bitcoin-diamond
Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) $ 0.776254
zb-token
ZB Token (ZB) $ 0.134384
bytecoin
Bytecoin (BCN) $ 0.000683
bitshares
BitShares (BTS) $ 0.046558
nano
Nano (NANO) $ 0.911160
pundi-x
Pundi X (NPXS) $ 0.000702
digibyte
DigiByte (DGB) $ 0.009931
icon
ICON (ICX) $ 0.241048
paxos-standard
Paxos Standard (PAX) $ 0.998919
iostoken
IOST (IOST) $ 0.008078
komodo
Komodo (KMD) $ 0.923882