Crypto is not financial instruments. The reason for this is that it doesn’t embody cash or a contract establishing an obligation or right to receive or deliver cash or other financial instrument.
Is crypto an intangible fortune?
People can normally account crypto as indefinite-lived intangible possession, except in a few specific circumstances whereby you can hold it as an investment through investment companies. In this case, you may apply fair value accounting.
Crypto is not financial asset. It also lacks physical substance. Thus, it meets the definition of an intangible possession and you could record at acquisition cost.