Physical Bitcoins, the history of Casascius coins, Bitcoin Art, and much more with George Moses the Curator of the Bitcoin Museum.
From the early days of Bitcoin when enthusiasts were making their own physical coins to the amazing Bitcoin Art of today. Today’s guest is George Moses the curator of the Bitcoin Museum.
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On this episode, we'll be talking about the interesting history of Bitcoin Memorabilia. From the early days of Bitcoin when enthusiasts were making their own physical coins to the amazing Bitcoin Art of today. Today’s guest is George Moses the curator of the Bitcoin Museum. George is a Bitcoin OG and collector of Bitcoin Memorabilia. This episode is perfect for anyone looking to learn about Bitcoin memorabilia, hear interesting stories about the early days of Bitcoin, and advice for starting your own Bitcoin memorabilia collection. We discuss a variety of topics including physical Bitcoins, the history of Casascius coins, Bitcoin Art and much more. We begin our conversation by discussing the history of physical Bitcoins. George explains how Casascius coins rose to prominence in the early days of Bitcoin. We transition our conversation to focus on how George became interested in Bitcoin. George explained how a physical representation of Bitcoin helped him understand the concept and led him to become more interested in the topic. Our next conversation topic centered around how George amassed such a large a diverse collection of physical Bitcoins. George shares how he started collecting physical Bitcoins. He explains how he used Bitcoin Talk to learn about Bitcoin and acquire Casascius coins. We discuss how the chase of acquiring these Bitcoins was what captivated George and fueled his desire to collect them. George shares some of pieces that he would like to add to his collection but have so far eluded him. George shares what are some of the rarest pieces of Bitcoin memorabilia and their significance. I share my experience collecting Bitcoin memorabilia. We discuss how I was able to acquire a copy of the iconic London Times front page with the title “Chancellor on the Brink of Second Bailout.” We talk about Bitbills and why they are not often mentioned outside of Bitcoin OG circles. George gives some awesome advice for anyone who is looking to start their own Bitcoin Memorabilia collection. George stresses that Bear Markets are the perfect time to educate yourself and become immersed in the space. Our final discussion topic centered around curating the Bitcoin Museum and preserving the History of Bitcoin through these priceless pieces. Please enjoy my conversation with George Moses.