It’s been over 10 years since the reclusive Satoshi Nakamoto created Bitcoin, the pioneering digital currency nearly synonymous with cryptocurrency. In the decade since then, thousands of different currencies have emerged  to all lay claim to being prominent digital dollar shifters. With such a broad range of cryptocurrencies, where do you start if you’re interested in investing? Here are 12 cryptocurrencies to look into if you want to get your feet wet  in the world of digital currency.


Bitcoin (145,000 DHS per coin)


The most traditional choice as far as cryptocurrency is concerned. Bitcoin makes up nearly 70% of the total crypto value on the market today. It’s worldwide acceptance makes it the most trustworthy crypto currently.


Ethereum (6,000 DHS per coin)


While cryptocurrency is about decentralization of money, Ethereum and Ether is about the decentralization of the servers that protect the cryptocurrency. 


Tether (3.7 DHS per coin)


With many traditional media outlets facing change, Tether seeks to capitalize on this, focusing the currency on entertainment and media content sharing.


Polkadot (75 DHS per coin)


Serving as both a platform and an individual coin, Polka Dot allows users to transfer data and assets, not just coins.


Litecoin (585 DHS per coin)


Litecoin is a peer to peer cryptocurrency and open source software project. Litecoin was a spin-off of Bitcoin developed and released in October 2011.