Bitcoin gets a place in the Guinness Book of World Records


Satoshi Nakamoto’s cryptocurrency Bitcoin has been added to Guinness World Records under the category of “Cryptomania.” The 2023 edition has added several notable crypto achievements including Bitcoin, crypto adoption, fan tokens, and NFTs.

According to the lasted edition, Bitcoin is the “Most valuable,” “Oldest,” and “first-decentralized” cryptocurrency.

Bitcoin was created in 2009 and has remained the largest cryptocurrency over the years even If thousands of other cryptocurrencies have emerged over time. Bitcoin still dominates over 40% of the crypto market.

OG NFT project CryptoPunks also got a mention as the “Most Expensive NFT collectible.” It was purchased by Deepak Thapliya for $23.7 million on Feb 12, 2022. NFT enthusiasts could remember Beeple’s artwork NFT sale that was a $69.3 million deal. It didn’t make its way for not meeting the record’s NFT criteria.

Manchester City Fan Token is listed as the “most valuable fan token.”

The book also included El Salvador as the first country that adopted Bitcoin as a legal tender in June last year.

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