8

The first Halving Day was November 28, 2012, when block 210000 was generated.

How many more Halving Days will there be?

9

There will be 32 more if the precision doesn't increase. If Bitcoin lasts this long (very unlikely), precision probably will be increased.

  • Why should the precision be increased? Many would argue that instead, we will see micropayments move off the blockchain and possibly bitcoin alltogether... – pyramids Nov 27 '13 at 21:23
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    @pyramids If the value becomes really immense, it may become convenient to increase the precision. And scalability might be significantly improved after many years, possibly allowing microtransactions. – theymos Nov 27 '13 at 21:56

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