Stacy Summary: Holy moly. I bet there are quite a few people like this, so I’m sure we’ll see more stories emerge soon. But you have to admit that this is pretty *wow!*
Kristoffer Koch invested 150 kroner ($26.60) in 5,000 bitcoins in 2009, after discovering them during the course of writing a thesis on encryption. He promptly forgot about them until widespread media coverage of the anonymous, decentralised, peer-to-peer digital currency in April 2013 jogged his memory.