According to a recent tweet by founder and CEO of the 1confirmation venture fund, Nick Tamaino, in the third quarter of this year, a jaw-dropping amount of Ethereum has been incinerated: 367,779.96 coins.
$1.2B+ worth of ETH was burned in Q3 🦇🔊— Nick Tomaino (@NTmoney) October 1, 2021
409,669 ETH burned
1confirmation is a venture fund supported by such big names as billionaire Mark Cuban and billionaire Peter Thiel – both former vocal critics of crypto who turned into large crypto supporters recently.
That amount of Ether is worth more than $1.2 billion in fiat. More precise figures are provided by ethburned.info: the total amount of Ethereum burned is 409,669.05, worth $1,358,695,270.66.
Over the past hour, 251.14 ETH have been destroyed - the equivalent of $811,370.23.
The mechanism for burning Ethereum fees was introduced in the EIP-1559 upgrade that was rolled out on Aug. 5, also known as the London hard fork.
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