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It depends on how you define release. Satoshi sent the email to the Cryptography mailing list on Jan 8 2009 UTC. However because the Cryptography mailing list is moderated, that email did not reach email subscribers until Jan 9 or 10 2009 (it's actually Jan 10 2009 at 1 AM UTC). The discrepancy you see is that many people refer to The Mail Archive source. ...


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This is not true. Code and code comments in v0.1.5 (the oldest tagged version in git) enforce that there always is a coinbase transaction and that it must always be the first. There cannot be a coinbase transaction elsewhere in the block. Coinbase transactions are defined as transactions with one input whose previous transaction hash is all 0's and whose ...


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As of 20 May 2020, there is a new record: The UTXO had a value of 50 BTC, and was created in this coinbase transaction, in block 3,654: f38d6f043c070ce9805ee81f46db4d32d0c9f148d62bbfbc0378bc5847c7dc70 The UTXO was then spent in this transaction, sending 40 BTC to one address, and ~10 BTC (less fees) to another address, in block 631,058: ...


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