Top 6 Bitcoin Transactions ever made in history

Top 6 Bitcoin Transactions ever made in history

Bitcoin journey since its inception almost a decade ago has been nothing short of a roller-coaster ride and it is only getting started. It…

Bitcoin journey since its inception almost a decade ago has been nothing short of a roller-coaster ride and it is only getting started. It has seen massive drops, and towering climbs, it has been a subject of ridicule for many people yet the future for others. What’s even more interesting to watch is how quickly and economically the money moves with bitcoin, one can transact millions — even billions of dollars for a fractional of a fee and it is all done anonymously.

It is almost fascinating to watch these large scale transactions happen via blockchain. Here is a list of the top 6 bitcoin transactions ever made.

This transaction holds the #1 spot for the largest amount bitcoin ever moved in one transaction.

  • Transaction Date: Nov 16, 2011
  • Value at the time of Transaction: $1.32 million
  • Current Value: $3.65 billion

Do you think this amount is still being HODLed somewhere?

This transaction holds the #2 spot for the largest bitcoin amount.

  • Transaction Date: Nov 22, 2013
  • Value at the time of Transaction: $149 million
  • Current Value: $1.42 billion

Could this be a transaction from one of the cryptocurrency exchanges or a massive whale?

This transaction holds the #3 spot.

  • Transaction Date: Mar 07, 2014
  • Value at the time of Transaction: $118 million
  • Current Value: $1.31 billion

This transaction holds the #4 spot.

  • Transaction Date: Jan 11, 2019
  • Value at the time of Transaction: $475 million
  • Current Value: $0.95 billion

This address still holds 66,633 BTC to this day.

This transaction holds the #5 spot.

  • Transaction Date: Nov 20, 2018
  • Value at the time of Transaction: $491 million
  • Current Value: $0.79 billion
6) 94,504 BTC (Largest USD amount moved at its time)

This transaction holds the #6 spot.

  • Transaction Date: Sept 06, 2019
  • Value at the time of Transaction: $1 billion
  • Current Value: $0.69 billion

The address still holds this amount.

These 6 transactions hold the top spot for the largest bitcoin transactions ever made in bitcoin’s history with almost all of them seeing a massive increase in its value over time.

These coin movements could just be cryptocurrency exchanges moving these assets around, a major whale alert, market manipulation tactic or something illicit, the theories can be numerous and we may never know for sure.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://insights.blockonomics.co/top-6-bitcoin-transactions-ever-made-in-history-b996202c4874/