There are hundreds of different cryptocurrencies to choose from. Bitcoin was the first, launched in 2009, and remains to this day the most widely used. Any cryptocurrency other than Bitcoin is commonly known as an “Altcoin” (as in “alternative” coin).
Here at Galaxy, we accept dozens of cryptocurrencies. You can see which ones are offered at any time, by going to the Cashier and checking the Deposit → Crypto Currencies section.
The top currencies we recommend because of speed and overall stability are:
- Bitcoin (BTC)
- Bitcoin Cash (BCH)
- Litecoin (LTC)
- Ethereum Classic (ETC)
Other solid currencies include Ethereum (ETH), Dash (DASH), Ripple (XRP) and EOS.
The availability of currencies is subject to change at any time. Please always check the Cashier to see which types are open.