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What is the earliest block in the blockchain that has a spent coinbase? I have manually looked at the first dozen or so but they are all unspent.

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The first transaction, Satoshi sending 10 BTC to Hal Finney, was recorded in block 170.

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As Dust noted above, it does appear that 10 coins that were generated in Block 9, were sent to someone in Block 170, transaction f4184fc596403b9d638783cf57adfe4c75c605f6356fbc91338530e9831e9e16 and which if what Hal says is true (I have no reason to believe its not) then Hal's address is 1Q2TWHE3GMdB6BZKafqwxXtWAWgFt5Jvm3 and he didn't spend/move them again until 16 Nov 2010, which would coincide with the his comings and goings on the bitcoin scene.

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