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Definition: crypto symbol


(1) The abbreviated name of a cryptocurrency's coin or token for trading purposes, similar to a stock symbol. For example, the Bitcoin symbol is BTC and Ether is ETH (Ethereum's native crypto). The token symbols on Ethereum for Chainlink and Tether are LINK and USDT respectively. See crypto glossary and Ethereum.

(2) A cryptocurrency's logo. Cryptocurrencies are given logos for promotional purposes.




Logos and Abbreviations
These were the top four cryptos listed on CryptoCompare on November 21, 2021. Both the symbol and crypto abbreviation are displayed. See CryptoCompare.






Sometimes Just the Logo
Merely showing the Ethereum logo to represent Ether, this came from the OpenSea marketplace next to an NFT image for sale. With Ether at $4,523 on that day, the Ethereum logo and 1 means 1 ETH is the minimum bid. See Ethereum and OpenSea.