CRO is the native currency of the Cronos blockchain and can be used to pay for gas fees.

Risk Rating
What we like
CRO has intrinsic value as the native blockchain token for the ecosystem used for staking, transactions and governance.
What we like less
Staking rewards are primarily funded through inflationary emissions. There is also no burn or inflation control mechanism to reduce the token supply over time.
What it means for you
Offers you a way to interact with the Cronos chain and ecosystem of products.
  • Cronos
Key Metrics
  • Market Cap: $3.4B
  • Fully Diluted Valluation: $3.8B
  • FDV / MC: 1.1
  • Ranking inside Exponential (excluding stables): #10
  • Circulating Supply: 26,659,835,645
  • Total Supply: 30,000,000,000
  • Volume (24H): $22.3M
  • ATH: $0.97 (11/24/2021)
  • ATL: $0.01 (02/08/2019)
Risk Assessment
Asset Strength

CRO is a mid-cap asset that represents the protocol`s native governance or utility token. This asset depends on a centralized entity for custody services.

Asset Tokenomics

CRO has a fixed supply.

Asset Volatility

CRO is moderately correlated to the overall market.


CRO has no dependencies.

Things to know about CRO

What is CRO used for?

The CRO token power both the Cronos chain and the chain. It is used to pay for gas fees on the Cronos network and for staking to secure the blockchain. The Cronos network requires a small amount of CRO to execute transactions on the blockchain. Validators on the network are earn CRO from transaction fees only as there are no block rewards.

CRO tokenomics

The total supply of CRO initially started with 100B tokens. In early-2021, 70% was burned to reduce the outstanding supply to 30B tokens. CRO is used for different purposes throughout its ecosystem. About 1/6th of the outstanding supply (~5B) is reserved to fund block rewards for validators.

How does CRO accrue value?

CRO is the native token for the Cronos chain and the ecosystem. It is used for payments, trading, and financial services. As a blockchain asset, CRO is used to pay for transaction fees.