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Last modified on 11. October 2020

Quick Facts

Qtum is a relatively large cryptocurrency. It had a market capitalization of over US$ 231 million on 1 October 2020, accounting for about 0.067 percent of the market for digital currencies.1|2 The ticker symbol is also QTUM, so the same but in capital letters.

The user known as Qtum introduced Qtum on 19 December 2016 via The collection of real-time trading data by subsequently began in June 2017.

Quarterly Averages

This section presents the quarterly averages (trimester) for trading volume, market capitalization and trading price for 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Trading Volume & Market Capitalization

For example, Qtum had an average trading volume of over US$ 218 m per day for the first trimester of 2019. This figure came to over US$ 415 m during the same time frame the year before. The corresponding downward retracement of trading volume equated to 47.4 percent.

For the first trimester of 2019, the average market capitalization equated to over US$ 194 m. This figure came to nearly US$ 2.5 bn during the same period in 2018. The corresponding drop down in market capitalization equated to 92.1 percent.

Trading Price

In the first trimester of 2019, the average trading price equated to just under US$ 2.24. This figure came to over US$ 35.6 during the same period of 2018. The corresponding price drop down was 93.7 percent.

The all-time high of Qtum in 2018

Qtum Price analysis generated by
Price analysis for the most important moments in Qtum’s trading history (QTUM)

The Qtum currency climbed to a peak in January 2018 at nearly US$ 110. The equivalent market capitalization of the coin reached over US$ 6.3 billion. This put Qtum in the ballpark of certain other digital currencies, such as EOS, Monero, Neo and Bitcoin Gold.

Qtums all-time high compared to Bitcoin and the most renowned companies worldwide

Bitcoin, by far the largest cryptocurrency at the time, had a market capitalization of US$ 277 billion on that day. Apple Inc., one of the most highly valued brands in the world, stood at US$ 890 billion. And Volkswagen AG, the world’s largest vehicle manufacturer as of 2018, at US$ 108 billion.

  • Qtum (QTUM): 6.3 bn US dollars
  • Bitcoin (BTC): 277 bn US dollars
  • Apple (AAPL): 890 bn US dollars
  • VW (VWAGY): 108 bn US dollars
  • Date: 7 January 2018

March 2019: an interesting date following the big cryptocurrency crash

On 1 March 2019, the price of Qtum stood at US$ 2.19 with a market capitalization of over US$ 190 million. In comparison with the highest trading price described above, this represents a retracement down to approximately 2 percent.

Around that time, Ethereum dropped to about 9.7 and Bitcoin to approximately 19.5 percent of their all-time-high trading prices.

More Details

The Qtum-Coin is not created through mining. Its upper limit on coins is nearly 108 million. Those interested in the source code should also take a look at the GitHub page.

Qtum transactions currently in progress can be tracked using this block explorer, which also displays block height and other recently updated metrics.

To learn more about Qtum, download the white paper or find more links to community forums, source code and social media accounts, visit


Qtum Market analysis generated by
Markets on which Qtum (QTUM) can be traded


A large market for buying or selling Qtum in EUR is Kraken. Additional trading platforms for buying or selling Qtum in EUR are IndoEx, Bitvavo and


Three large markets for buying or selling Qtum in USD are Kraken, Binance and Bitfinex. There are additional platforms where you can buy or sell Qtum, including ZB.COM, HitBTC and OKEx, among others.


Two large markets for buying or selling Qtum in BTC are Binance and Bitfinex. There are additional platforms where you can buy or sell Qtum, including HitBTC, CoinBene and OKEx, among others.

Social Links

You can contact the Qtum team directly by going to the following social media channels:

1. Or 0.1563 percent, if omitting Bitcoin.

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