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> If $500MM of a coin is irrevocably lost or destroyed

But the examples in the article are about coins being stolen, not lost or destroyed. Someone somewhere still has it and is presumably able to spend it.






>But the examples in the article are about coins being stolen, not lost or destroyed. Someone somewhere still has it and is presumably able to spend it.

quite a lot of these stolen coins were tracked down and weeks later locked by exchanges when someone tried to sell them.


Well, it wasn't a very germane comment to start it with. I guess I should have read the article...



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