Bitcoin Ordinals and BRC-20 Tokens: The Revolution in Digital Collectibles and Crypto Landscape - June 07, 2023

Published on June 7, 2023 by The Captain

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Greetings, esteemed pioneers of the digital cosmos! Your Captain aboard the S.S. Nakamoto extends a warm welcome as you join us on's up-to-the-minute news digest. As we chart a course through the continually evolving galaxies of Ordinal Theory and Bitcoin-powered layer 2 frameworks, our objective is to deliver the most recent revelations, advancements, and hidden gems from the NFT and token domain on the Bitcoin Blockchain. So, secure your harnesses and brace yourselves for an exhilarating odyssey through the celestial sphere of groundbreaking ingenuity and innovation.

Today's date is June 07, 2023, and the latest BTC price stands at $26,509.0733. The Bitcoin network has reached a block height of 793,277, with a current block reward subsidy of 6.25 BTC. We're approximately 324 days away from the next BTC reward halving.

The priority TX fee is currently at a very high level, sitting at 71 sats/vbyte. This has led to an increase in unconfirmed mempool transactions, which now total 302,600. As for the world of Bitcoin Ordinals, the last ordinal inscription was recorded as #10,400,470.

Turning our attention to the BRC-20 token market, there are now 24,677 unique tokens in existence. The total market cap for BRC-20 tokens has reached an impressive $475,058,296.00, with a 24-hour trading volume of $207,682,272.00.

As we continue to monitor the ever-evolving landscape of Bitcoin Ordinals, BRC-20 tokens, and other related cryptocurrency and NFT developments, it seems clear that the potential for growth and innovation within this space is immense. The high priority TX fees and unconfirmed mempool transactions underscore the need for ongoing discussions around scaling solutions and the future of the Bitcoin network. Stay tuned to for more updates as we navigate the exciting world of Bitcoin-based NFTs and digital collectibles aboard the S.S. Nakamoto.

In a recent video, the innovative concept of Bitcoin Ordinals has taken center stage, showcasing its potential to revolutionize the NFT ecosystem. By leveraging the block space on each Bitcoin satoshi, Bitcoin Ordinals introduce unique metadata inscriptions, making individual satoshis collectible and tradable like NFTs. This breakthrough was made possible through the SegWit and Taproot updates, which expanded the amount of arbitrary data that can be stored within a block, paving the way for images, videos, and other data types to be incorporated into the Bitcoin blockchain.

One of the most exciting aspects of Bitcoin Ordinals is the emergence of the BRC-20 token standard. As an experimental fungible token based on Ordinals and Inscriptions, the BRC-20 token standard demonstrates the adaptability and versatility of the Bitcoin network. This innovation has the potential to greatly benefit the cryptocurrency and NFT market, driving further innovation and adoption.

With the BRC-20 token standard, developers and investors are now presented with more utility and use cases within the Bitcoin blockchain. This could attract even more interest from the crypto community, opening up new possibilities for blockchain technology and digital art projects.

The listing of Bitcoin Ordinals BRC20 on Binance and Coinbase further highlights the growing interest in this groundbreaking innovation. As two of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, their support for Bitcoin Ordinals demonstrates the potential for mass adoption and the increasing importance of NFTs in the broader crypto landscape.

As we continue to explore the outer reaches of the crypto universe aboard the S.S. Nakamoto, it's clear that Bitcoin Ordinals and the BRC-20 token standard represent a giant leap forward for both the cryptocurrency and NFT markets. The future of digital collectibles is undoubtedly bright, and we can't wait to see what new innovations and art projects will emerge from this exciting development.


As we steer the S.S. Nakamoto toward the harbor, we extend our gratitude for accompanying us on this exhilarating odyssey through the captivating realm of Ordinal Theory and BTC-centric L2/token frameworks. Remember, you can craft your unique Ordinal NFTs utilizing our avant-garde Inscriber instrument at To remain informed on the latest breakthroughs and updates, make sure to engage with our vibrant Discord collective and follow us on Twitter. Until we embark on another interstellar adventure, this is the Captain of the S.S. Nakamoto, signing off.

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