Last updated: 6 November 2019

The point at which one cryptocurrency overtakes another in its market capitalization (the total value of all coins in circulation). Originally, it was used to describe ethereum possibly overtaking bitcoin as the top cryptocurrency.

According to Flippening Watch, a site dedicated to watching the two markets, we got closest in June 2017 when ethereum’s market cap was $33.4 billion and bitcoin’s was $40.5 billion, but there was no breakthrough.