How to use API for accessing historical crypto pair data?

How to use API for accessing historical crypto pair data?

If you're developing applications or tools focused on cryptocurrency trading, having access to historical data is crucial. The Mobula API's "Get Historical Pair Data" endpoint is a straightforward way to retrieve past performance data for cryptocurrency pairs. This functionality is essential for tasks like analyzing trends, backtesting algorithms, or just understanding market movements. Let's break down how to use this endpoint effectively in your development work.

The historical data of cryptocurrency pairs serves as a rich repository of information, enabling users to:

  • Analyze Market Trends: By examining the historical performance of a pair, users can identify long-term trends, cycles, and patterns that may influence future market behavior.
  • Evaluate Price Movements: Access to historical open, close, high, and low prices allows traders to conduct thorough technical analysis, enhancing their strategy development and decision-making processes.
  • Assess Trading Volumes: Understanding past trading volumes can help users gauge the liquidity and popularity of a pair, providing insights into market sentiment and potential price impacts.

Leveraging the Mobula API for Historical Data

To harness the capabilities of the Mobula API for accessing historical pair data, users should follow a straightforward process



  • A target cryptocurrency pair address, ensuring it's part of an Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM)-compatible blockchain.
  • An understanding of the desired timeframe for the historical data, marked by from and to timestamps.


  1. Prepare Your Query: Determine the contract address of the cryptocurrency pair you're interested in, along with the specific timeframe for the data retrieval.
  2. Execute the API Call: Utilize your preferred method (cURL, Axios, etc.) to make the request to the Mobula API.

--request GET \ --url ''

  1. Analyze the Response: Review the detailed data provided in the response, focusing on the volume, open, high, low, close, and time for each data point within your specified timeframe.

`{"data": [
"volume": 204027.97051525122,
"open": 2924.943575833516,
"high": 2924.943575833516,
"low": 2923.967128282001,
"close": 2923.988683513225,
"time": 1650983460000
"volume": 403890.28241895605,
"open": 2923.988683513225,
"high": 2922.636608741605,
"low": 2921.196015811264,
"close": 2921.200318090672,
"time": 1650983520000

Extending Insights with Historical Pair Data

With the "Get Historical Pair Data" endpoint, users can dive deep into the historical dynamics of cryptocurrency pairs, unlocking a new dimension of market analysis. This feature is particularly useful for:

  • Backtesting Trading Strategies: Traders can use historical data to simulate the performance of trading strategies under past market conditions, refining their approaches before applying them in real-time scenarios.
  • Market Research: Analysts and researchers can leverage historical data to study market reactions to specific events, regulatory changes, or technological advancements, contributing to a more comprehensive understanding of the crypto ecosystem.
Need a custom solution for your project? Mobula is dedicated to meeting your needs swiftly and ensuring the blockchain data or the endpoint you require is available within 24 hours.

Request a new blockchain
Request a new endpoint
Need something else

Read more