Altcoin

By CoinGecko | Updated on Mar 03, 2020
A cryptocurrency or a category of cryptocurrencies that are an alternative to bitcoin. Many altcoins project themselves as better alternatives to bitcoin in various ways (e.g. more efficient, less expensive, etc.).

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IEO
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