If you’re into non-fungible tokens (NFTs), or you’re just curious about what the most expensive NFTs ever sold are, then you’ll want to read on. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of the most expensive NFTs sold in the crypto market. We’ll also explore the reasons why these particular tokens were so valuable to their buyers. So, if you’re interested in finding out more about the world’s most expensive NFTs, keep reading!
In this blog, let’s look at the most expensive NFTS that have ever been sold.
Most expensive NFTs Sold (In dollar value)
1. The Merge ($91.8 Million)
The Merge, a digital artwork created by Christiane Paul and sold in 2019 for $91.8 million, is currently the most expensive NFT ever sold. The artwork was divided into units known as ‘mass’ and was held by a total of 28,983 collectors. The reason for its high price tag was its unique and one-of-a-kind nature.
2. Everydays – The First 5000 Days ($69.3 million)
This NFT was created by the digital artist Beeple and sold for a whopping $69.35 million at Christie’s Auction House. The piece is made up of 5000 images that the artist created over 13 years, one for each day.
It was purchased by Vignesh Sundaresan with the pseudonym MetaKovan who initially was not interested in revealing his identity but later did.
As the first and most expensive NFT ever sold, Everydays – The First 5000 Days is sure to go down in history. And with its unique and eye-catching design, it’s not hard to see why this piece was so coveted by its new owner.
3. Clock ($52.7 million)
‘Clock’ is an artwork by Pak and Julian Assange that commemorates the days of imprisonment of WikiLeaks founder Assange, sold for $52.7 million at auction. The piece was met with mixed reactions from the art world, with some praising its message and others decrying it as a publicity stunt. Nevertheless, the Clock is now the third most expensive NFT ever sold.
4. Human One ($28.9 Million)
Human One, an NFT created by Beeple, was sold for a whopping $28.9 million at Christie’s Auction House. The piece is made up of a single image that the artist created and is meant to represent the human race as a whole. Human One is a hybrid design that also combines physical elements.
The Human One sculpture is the fourth most expensive NFT ever sold and for good reason. Created by Beeple, this stunning work of art is made up of polished aluminum, mahogany wood, and four video screens that create a combined resolution of 16K. The Human One sculpture is a beautiful and unique addition to any art collection.
5.CryptoPunk #5822 ($23.7 million)
Cryptopunks 5822 is the fifth most expensive NFT ever sold. What makes CryptoPunk #5822 extra special is that it’s one of the 333 with a bandana. These rare and exclusive pieces were created to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the CryptoPunks game. So, if you’re looking for a truly unique and one-of-a-kind NFT, then CryptoPunk #5822 is definitely worth considering.
6.CryptoPunk #7523 ($11.75 million)
CryptoPunk #7523 was auctioned for $11.75 million at Sotheby’s during the COVID 19 pandemic. It is the only mask-wearing alien which makes it more unique.
7.TPunk #3442 ($10.5 million)
TPunk #3442 recently sold for $10.5 million, making it the most expensive TPunk ever sold. TPunk is a rare and highly sought-after commodity, with only a handful of TPunks in existence. This TPunk is especially valuable due to its large size and striking coloration.
8.CryptoPunk #4156 ($10.26 million)
The CryptoPunk NFT, #4156 is an ape with a blue bandana. This creature’s former owner was someone who went by the name “Punk 4156” and they acquired it for $1.25 million in February 2021. However, they later sold this asset for $10.26 million within just one year!
9.CryptoPunk #5577 ($7.7 million)
At the time of purchase, it was believed that an unknown buyer purchased CryptoPunk #5577 for 2,501 Ethereum in February 2022. Many believe this person may have been Robert Leshner CEO of Compound Finance who tweeted “Yeehaw” after making their investment happen!
10.CryptoPunk #3100 ($7.58 million)
This rare alien punk is one of the nine unique and valuable creatures in this collection which was auctioned off for $7.58 Million. It has an unusual appearance with its headband that makes him look like something out of Star Wars himself! As if that weren’t enough already, this specific alien has been listed at 35,000 ETH which would be an all-time high price when considering NFT sales on record with regards to their value – even though they may never actually get sold.
That’s it for our look at the most expensive NFTs sold to date. We hope you enjoyed this blog post and found it informative. Be sure to check out our other blogs and follow us on social media for the latest updates in the world of Web 3
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