Coins may be antiquated, but can we trust cryptocurrency?

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Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency invented in 2008 by an unknown person or group of people using the name Satoshi Nakamoto. It is a decentralized digital currency, without a central bank or single administrator, that can be sent from user to user on the peer-to-peer bitcoin network without the need for intermediaries. (Source: Wikipedia)

Few people are travelling for pleasure or business these days. Before the pandemic hit, when folks could travel wherever time, money and a visa would allow them, they would inevitably bring back purses or fanny packs jingling with foreign currency. This essentially worthless metal treasure would then be squirreled away in drawers and closets around the family home.