Ethereum Classic (ETC) is the result of the Ethereum hard fork that happened in 2016. The ETC coin provides a blockchain-based platform with features such as smart-contracts and a Turing-complete programming language. Ethereum Classic is an ongoing original Ethereum blockchain maintained by the portion of the community that believed in the “code is law” principle. ETC coin provides its own development toolkit called “Emerald Software Developer Kit” that helps developers create their dapps.
The Ethereum Classic price chart shows that the coin is highly volatile in price. However, the Ethereum Classic market cap is over 490 million dollars at press time.