Skip to main content

Questions tagged [coin-age]

Relates to the concept of how long ago bitoins were received. This matters because recently received bitcoins can incur higher transaction fees when spent.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
15 votes
2 answers

Why does the age of the coin in my wallet matter?

When a new transaction is made, the client seems to prefer older coins in the wallet. What is the rationale for this? Are there any cases where it doesn't make sense to strictly collect coins by ...
makerofthings7's user avatar