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With a Bitcoin epoch people usually mean a period of roughly 4 years with a specific mining reward. The first epoch started with the genesis block in 2009, and a block reward of 50 BTC.

From May 2020 until some time in 2024, we're in the 4th mining epoch. Block rewards in this epoch are 6.25 BTC.

See also Block timestamp

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