Tag Archives: Bitcoin Pizza Day

The First #Bitcoin Transaction; Was it for two @dominos or @PapaJohns #pizza?

Are these the real bitcoin pizzas?
There is strong evidence to support either thesis. Bitcoin Pizza Day is May 22. No better time to review the evidence. Whose pizza is worth $98 million today?

Whose pizza is worth $98 million today? @dominos or @PapaJohns #bitcoinpizzaday

Eight years ago “Jercos” sold “Laszlo” 2 pizzas for 10,000 BTC. It was the first transaction in bitcoin history for an economic good or service. At the time 1 BTC was $USD00.08.

Eight years ago Jercos sold Laszlo 2 pizzas for 10,000 BTC #bitcoinpizzaday

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A Living Currency: An Interview With “Jercos”, Party To First Bitcoin Pizza Transaction

Jercos
Jercos

Living Currency

An Interview with Jeremy Sturdivant aka “Jercos”, the young man who sold two pizzas for 10,000 BTC in what would come to be recognized as the first transaction involving a tangible good or service in bitcoin history. Now recognized as “bitcoin pizza day”.

On May 22, 2010 Laszlo Hanyecz now famously declared success in his four day quest to trade 10,000 BTC for “a couple of pizzas”, posting on a bitcointalk forum page:

“I just want to report that I successfully traded 10,000 bitcoins for pizza. Thanks jercos!”

At the time the transaction was valued at $25. A year later it was $57,700. Continue reading A Living Currency: An Interview With “Jercos”, Party To First Bitcoin Pizza Transaction