23,250 ‘Sleeping Bitcoins’ Spent in 2021: This Year Old School Miners Moved $...

23,250 ‘Sleeping Bitcoins’ Spent in 2021: This Year Old School Miners Moved $...

On Bitcoin’s 12th anniversary, a mystery miner from the early days spent 1,000 decade-old bitcoins that were mined in 2010. The strange miner was not the only entity that spent 2010 BTC block rewards during the last nine months, but this miner returned on a few occasions to spend strings of ten-year-old block rewards. As the end of 2021 nears, 152 blocks with 7,600 bitcoin worth $319 million today and minted in 2010 have been spent this year after sitting idle for over a decade. **Editor’s note: This article was updated at 12:40 p.m. (EST) on Sept. 28, 2021, to include....


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