Top 10 bitcoin facts

This is a continuation of the first part of the article which you can find here  10 facts about bitcoin you probably didn’t know 

Check out this more intrusive fact about bitcoin.

1. The first transaction was between Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator, and Hal Finney, an early cyberpunk in January 2009. Unfortunately,  Hal passed away in 2014.
They still remain appreciated for their life-changing and innovative contributions to the crypto-space.

2. The last bitcoins are due to be mined in the year 2140. As right now, over 16,455,688 bitcoin have been mined. Source: blockchain

3. The Bitcoin network began after the first block of blockchain , known as the genesis block, was mined in January 2009.

4. The biggest bitcoin price drop was by 80% which took place in April 2013 and happened over 24 hours.

5.The FBI has one of the world’s largest bitcoin wallets
After the FBI shut down the operations of the Silk Road,  it also seized the owner’s assets. A report from the Wired magazine claims that the FBI holds as much as $120 million making them the second largest bitcoin holder behind the inventor Satoshi Nakamoto

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