Early bitcoin NFTs were not immutable.

In November 2015, solved this for several cards, ZAIFCARD included.

This was achieved by including the following text in a bitcoin transaction: YaQuBWUG

The identifier YaQuBWUG is the jpeg's checksum which proves the card's design. Since this text is engraved on the blockchain, the proof can never be tampered with, nor can the timestamp be disputed.

This makes ZAIFCARD one of the first real crypto cards!

Techincal Details

The file's full sha-256 hash in hex and base64 encodings:

The identifier is a 48 bit truncated hash.

This is sufficiently strong, yet short enough to have the text fit inside a Bitcoin op_return message.


Full Set of Cards

The below cards were notarized by

Most are from the Spells of Genesis project.

Click a card to view its details.