12 cryptocurrency alternatives to bitcoin

Move over, Bitcoin. The world of virtual currencies is getting crowded with altcoins.

These days, there are about 20 types of cryptocurrency that sell for more than $1, according to Even more are in penny-stock range.

Here are 12 cryptocurrency alternatives to Bitcoin. Prices and market capitalization of altcoins are based on data from on Feb. 28, 2014, and not all are in the top 10 by either measure.


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