Coinmon – Check Cryptocurrency directly from command line

Coinmon – Check Cryptocurrency directly from command line

In this tutorial we will install Coinmon. Coinmon is a best CLI tool to check the prices of the Cryptocurrencies directly form your command line. I am command line fan and I like to do most of things from cli. So, Coinmon is best tool for me to check the prices of cryptocurrencies directly from cli.


  • Node version 6.0.0 or higher

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Install Coinmon

Now we will install coinmon using npm.

npm install coinmon -g

Now we have successfully installed coinmon. Let’s see how you can use it.


Use the following command to check the prices of top 10 cryptocurrencies.

# coinmon


  • To see all the options available with coinmon execute the following command.

# coinmon -h

Usage: coinmon [options]


-V, --version output the version number
-c, --convert [currency] Convert to your fiat currency (default: usd)
-f, --find [symbol] Find specific coin data with coin symbol (can be a comma seperated list) (default: )
-t, --top [index] Show the top coins ranked from 1 - [index] according to the market cap (default: null)
-H, --humanize [enable] Show market cap as a humanized number, default true (default: true)
-h, --help output usage information
  • To change the currency use -c option the your currency symbol

# coinmon -c eur

  • To check the price of single currency use the following command

# coinmon -f bch

For more information coinmon github page.

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