Currently, there are 1,111 total numbers of cryptocurrency floating around the world. It all started with Bitcoin and Litecoin as every cryptocurrency on the market today is based on their open source code that is available on GitHub. Here is the list of top Cryptocurrency.
It’s very hard to tell which coin is on top except for Bitcoin. The coin market is influenced by many factors and coin ranking methods are also very different, it can be based on the total market cap, total price value, total volume or total circulating supply etc But mainly we consider the Total market cap. Here are some coins everybody is talking about.
Bitcoin (BTC): Of course, Bitcoin is No 1 crypto coin and will remain in number one position for some period of time. It has the very high market cap of about $60 million. Its prices fluctuate from $3K to $5K. However it is on No 4 position for the price at the time of writing the post, top 3 currencies are Project X, Bit20 and 42-coin. It has a total Circulating supply of 16Million BTC.
Etherium (ETH): Its ranked 2 on the basis of total market cap. It was initially released on 30 July 2015 by Vitalik Buterin, a cryptocurrency researcher and programmer. It is written in C++, Go, Rust, repository code available in GitHub Its value is about $300 and market cap is about $24millions. It has a total Circulating supply of 94 Million ETH.
Bitcoin cash(BCH) is ranked no 3. but not much popular for mining.
Ripple (XRP): It is ranked 4 in the coin market capital. It is payment protocol rather than a coin developed by network Ripple in 2012 but stable in 2017. Its repository code is available is GitHub. Currently, the ripple has $6 million market cap and priced not more than $0.5. It has total circulating supply of 38 Billion XRP.
Litecoin (LTC): It is ranked 5 in the coin market capital. It is one of the original peer-to-peer open source cryptocurrency created under MIT/X11 Licences in 7 oct 2011. It is not managed by anyone similar to bitcoin.Currently, the LTC has $2 million market cap and a price is about $50. It has total circulating supply of 59 million LTC.