1,050 bitcoins from 2010 set in motion, echoing the Black Thursday pattern in March
More and more “sleeping” bitcoins, that is, mined in the early years of the existence of the cryptocurrency and have not moved since then, are starting to wake up.
As noted by Bitcoin.com, on October 14, the output of the old coinbase transaction was spent, and on October 11, another 21 transactions took place. Thereafter, there were four similar coin transfers from 2010, resulting in 200 BTC spent on October 17, 25, 29 and November 1.
This morning on block 655 788, 20 rewards for blocks mined in 2010 were moved. You can also add one similar transaction to them, which occurred 7 hours before. As a result, 1,050 BTC ($ 16 million) were moved. Along with this, the corresponding volume of Bitcoin Cash came into motion, but the owner of these addresses did not touch the Bitcoin SV cryptocurrency, also due to him as a result of the fork..
First, all the cryptocurrency was collected at one address, after which it was distributed in smaller amounts to further addresses. All bitcoins moved today were mined in August, September and October 2010, and from a separate transaction in July.
It is noteworthy that in a similar way, 20 unspent rewards were moved on March 11, 2020, that is, the day before “Black Thursday”, when the bitcoin rate collapsed by more than 50% and dropped below $ 4,000. about $ 16,000. In total, according to Bitcoin.com estimates, about 80 block rewards from 2010 have been spent in recent weeks with a total value of about $ 62 million.
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