Browsing the "Physical Bitcoins" Tag


Finnish Startup Denarium Launches ‘Low-Cost’ Physical Bitcoins

| Yessi Bello Perez

Finnish bitcoin startup Denarium has launched a range of “low-cost” physical bitcoins in an attempt to stimulate the digital…

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Review: Ravenbit Keeps Physical Bitcoin Meme Alive

| Jon Southurst

Physical bitcoins are not what they used to be, but still work as gifts or as something familiar to bring newcomers into the world of cryptocurrency.

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10 Physical Bitcoins: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

CoinDesk takes a closer look at the world of physical bitcoins in all price tiers and flavours.

Agora Commodities Reports $10 Million in Bitcoin Sales

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Agora Commodities has sold over $10m-worth of gold and silver for bitcoin since accepting the cryptocurrency last year.


Casascius Bitcoin Mint to Resume Sales, With a Twist

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

The bitcoin mint will resume sales of 'unfunded' physical bitcoins and offer limited sales of 'funded' coins in Utah.

FinCEN Sends Warning Letters to Unregistered Bitcoin Businesses

| Daniel Cawrey

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has warned bitcoin-related businesses that they must comply with federal money transmission laws.


Bitcoin Ideology and the Tale of Casascius Coins

| Jon Matonis

Mailing bitcoin private keys on a coin-shaped metal disc could be considered money transmission in the US.

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Bitcoin Mint Casascius Shut Down By US Regulators

| Kadhim Shubber

Casascius has stopped minting its collectible coins, following FinCEN's claims it was an unregistered “money transmitter”.

British Island Wants to Make Physical Bitcoins with UK Royal Mint Deal

| Jon Southurst

A tiny island in the English Channel, Alderney, wants to become a bitcoin financial services center.

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Defcon hackers crack physical bitcoin Casascius coins

| David Gilson

The Casascius coin was shown to be vulnerable to physical attack at this year's Defcon conference.