Three wallets containing large amount of Bitcoin in USD have been activated after 12.4 years
According to Whale Alert, there are three Bitcoin transactions from dormant addresses that have been activated after 12.4 years in the past almost a day.
Three satoshi-era wallets come back to life 1st time since 2009, moving Bitcoin
Three wallets containing 50 Bitcoins, each of which have been active since 2009, when Bitcoin, the first and only cryptocurrency at the time, was created by the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto. Some believe that Nakamoto is actually a group of IT engineers and cryptographers.
The famous day, when programmer Laszlo Hanyecz bought two pizzas for 10,000 BTC, known as “Bitcon Pizza Day”, took place almost a year later, in May 2010.
The Bitcoin contained in three Satoshi-era wallets is worth a little more than $6 million, with digital gold currently trading at $43,681. Many believe that a plausible explanation for these wallets waking up now is that the owners have found or found a key to their address that they believe has been lost.
Curiously, on April 7, two other Bitcoin wallets that had awakened after 12.4 years were back up and running, sending 50 BTC each. Bitcons mining back then was possible on simple video cards on home PCs, so these wallets could potentially hold more than just 50 BTC worth $2 million now.
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