A milestone in Bitcoin’s history, the block reward will be
halved for the second time today. Where the first “halving” cut the
mining reward from 50 bitcoins to 25, for the next four years
miners will only earn 12.5 bitcoins for each block they find – not
counting mining fees.
This means that the sensational “25 bitcoin”-era is coming to an
end. Since to the last halving almost four years ago, Bitcoin’s
experienced spectacular growth, in every conceivable way.
took a look at how the industry has grown and matured over
the last 4 years.