Casascius Coins

Introduction

Casascius coins were physical coins first introduced by Bitcoin user Mike Caldwell in the early days of Bitcoin between 2011 and 2014 as novelty and/or educational items.

The project was subsequently shut down by Mike Caldwell after being contacted by FinCEN regarding regulatory compliance. With the closure of the project…


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Melik Manukyan

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