The term “altcoins” refers to all cryptocurrencies other than Bitcoin.
“Altcoin” is a combination of the two words “alt” and “coin” and includes all alternatives to Bitcoin.
As of early 2020, there were more than 5,000 cryptocurrencies.
Ethereum and Ripple were the largest altcoins by market capitalization in February 2020.
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