The BTC origin story: Who designed the Bitcoin logo?

The BTC origin story: Who designed the Bitcoin logo?


The bright orange Bitcoin (BTC) logo, for over a decade, has become synonymous with financial freedom amid modern-day recession and stringent governmental oversight. However, unlike the mysteries tied to Bitcoin’s origin, the development of the Bitcoin ‘₿’ logo is fairly documented in the depths of the internet. 

When Bitcoin was introduced 13 years ago by creator Satoshi Nakamoto, the first iteration of the Bitcoin logo represented a gold coin with a “BC” text embedded in the center, as shown below.

However, on February 24, 2010, Nakamoto came up with a new Bitcoin logo, which saw the replacement of the “BC” text with “₿” embedded within the gold coin.

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Satoshi Nakamoto’s second attempt on Bitcoin logo. Source: bitcointalk.org

Based on community feedback, Satoshi then incorporated changes into the new logo and

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