Genesis Block

The first block hard coded onto a blockchain, There is no previous block before the genesis block


Below is a copy of the Bitcoin Genesis Block in raw hex format with a message that was left behind by Satoshi highlighted.

Genesis Block

The Times newspaper from 03/Jan/2009 framed and displayed on a wall.

The Times 03/Jan/2009 Bitcoin Genesis Block newspaper framed on wall

The digital version of the article can be found here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1104542/Chancellor-considers-second-bailout-banks-lending-crisis-continues.html

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