What are Altcoins?

Altcoins are alternative cryptocurrencies to Bitcoin, the flagship cryptocurrency. Bitcoin, the oldest crypto, is regarded as a progenitor to all other cryptos available currently. There are more than 5,000 cryptocurrencies in existence…
bitcoin
Bitcoin (BTC) $ 10,164.12
ethereum
Ethereum (ETH) $ 283.85
ripple
XRP (XRP) $ 0.297694
bitcoin-cash
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) $ 422.63
bitcoin-cash-sv
Bitcoin SV (BSV) $ 310.84
litecoin
Litecoin (LTC) $ 77.71
eos
EOS (EOS) $ 4.61
tether
Tether (USDT) $ 1.00
binancecoin
Binance Coin (BNB) $ 24.10
tezos
Tezos (XTZ) $ 3.48