Altcoin

Alternative Coin

1. | definition

Any crypto coin which is not an industry leading coin.
A coin which is an alternative to the leading coin.

Altcoins typically have volatile prices and can be a great way to earn - or lose - a lot of value fast.

1.1 - Example

For each sector, an altcoin could be any except...

Store of value: Bitcoin (BTC)
Smart contracts: Ethereum (ETH)
Peer-2-peer cash: Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

2. | strict definition

Every coin which is not Bitcoin (BTC).

* All terms and definitions will change as the Cryptionary improves