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December 30, 2017, 03:45:49 PM
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Can someone explain what happened here...

501726 (Main Chain)   2017-12-30 12:55:20   Unknown   0000000000000000004b27f9ee7ba33d6f048f684aaeb0eea4befd80f1701126   0.2

Block reward was ZERO?...
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December 30, 2017, 04:00:51 PM
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The miner likely had a buggy software and that software didn't create the coinbase transaction correctly.

The protocol rules only limits the max generation of coins and not the minimum so it is considered as valid. The total possible Bitcoins is now 12.5BTC less. Pretty unfortunate.

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