Number of blocks and reward mined during the slow start

Hey guys,

I am trying to figure out how many blocks and coins were mined during the slow start.

So here goes:

  • How many blocks were mined during the slow start?
  • How can I calculate the reward per block during the slow start?

Let’s say if it was linear (which I have read somewhere) and that the slow start ended at block 5000, then maybe I could calculate the reward per block like: N / 5000 * 12.5

You can probably find the formula here: https://github.com/zcash/zcash/pull/887

And here: https://github.com/zcash/zcash/commit/649c10109677de15df48f1142f936b94ed98014c

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See here Which ZEC explorer is realtime & correct? and there is some discussion before that post. There were 125,000 ZEC mined during the slowstart.

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