An unknown user purchased one of nine alien punks released in 2017 as Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT).
Someone just bought CryptoPunk NFT for $ 7.5M. The CryptoPunks are 10,000 uniquely generated characters (24 × 24 pixel images), created in 2017. Originally, they could be claimed for free by anybody with an Ethereum wallet. https://t.co/Vmgf8Wst9E pic.twitter.com/BITELrxz9i
– ICO Analytics (@ICO_Analytics) March 11, 2021
NFT CryptoPunk 7804 cost the buyer 4200 ETH – $ 7.5 million at the time of writing.
In total, there are nine alien punks created long before the famous CryptoKitties. In January 2021, FlamingoDAO, a decentralized autonomous organization for investing in collectible digital items, acquired one of them for 605 ETH.
On Thursday, March 11, auction house Christie’s sold Beeple’s NFT for $ 69.3 million . This made the author of Everydays: The First 5000 Days one of the most valuable living artists.
Earlier, Twitter creator Jack Dorsey put up his first tweet for sale as a non-fungible token. Tron founder Justin Sun offered $ 2 million for it .
As a reminder, an NFT copy of Banksy’s burnt painting “Morons” went under the hammer for 228.69 ETH .