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Let's assume, the hash 00000000000000000024c0bdbec66a889778c00bc69be0a96cbbd98b75c3ce09 of block #499644 is smaller than 0000000000000000002d429f39afec70c938e888c3417d690bbc85e83529991c of block #499645.

They both have 18 Zeros, then 2=2, but then 4<d.

Which is the smalles hash that has ever been hashed during cryptomining? How many zeros? Which block?

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The 12 lowest block hashes in Bitcoin, at the time of writing (Dec 16 2017):

  • I'd be interested to know how you generated this list, and why you decided to post the lowest 12. – Adam Millerchip Dec 17 '17 at 4:09
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    I run bitcoin.sipa.be and the website data is generated from a text file with a list of all blocks with hash and height. I sorted the file based on hash and posted the top 12, to give an idea of how common the top number of zeroes is. – Pieter Wuille Dec 17 '17 at 5:59

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