The NFT market fascinates the global business and we have recently seen some crazy sales with mind-boggling figures! Let's find out the ranking of the most expensive together.
What are the 10 most expensive NFTs in the world? Let's find out the incredible ranking!
1. Everydays, The First 5,000 days - Beeple - 69 million $
The record sale of an NFT so far is “Everydays: The First 5,000 days”, the digital collage with about 5000 images created by the American crypto artist Beeple. The work sold for a staggering $ 69.3 million at a Christie's auction.
The auction house revealed that the buyer is under the pseudonym of Metakoven, the founder and financier of Metapurse, the largest NFT fund in the world.
2. CryptoPunk Series, 9 units - $ 16,962,500
Cryptopunks are considered to be the first NFTs on Ethereum. It is a series of 10,000 24x24 pixel art images generated uniquely by an algorithm. Each CryptoPunk represents a different character. The average bid over the past year was approximately $ 61,600 per avatar.
On May 13, Christie's broke a record auction, selling a series of 9 rare CryptoPunks from the Larva Labs collection for nearly $ 17 million. In the series, we find five "female punks", three "male punks" and one "alien punk". In 2017, people who started selling their CryptoPunks were earning anywhere from $ 1 to $ 30. Now, with the tzunami Nft, CryptoPunk boast a total market of 280 million dollars
3. CryptoPunk #7804 - 7,5 million $
The most expensive single CryptoPunk in history? Cryptopunk # 7804, a teal man with a hat and sunglasses smoking a pipe, was sold in March 2021 for $ 7.57 million by cryptoart collector Figma CEO Dylan Field to a Twitter user.
4. Crossroads - Beeple - 6,6 million $
Another work by Beeple takes third place in this top 10. It's Crossroads, a 10-second clip sold for 6.6 million dollars that shows a giant Donald Trump lying on the ground naked and covered with writing on his body afterward. having lost the 2020 presidential election.
5. Hashmasks - 16 million $
The Hashmasks are virtual works of art created by a team of 70 artists from around the world and managed by Suum Cuique Labs.
The works, representing colorful, bizarre, and extravagant masks, are inspired by the graffiti of the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat in New York in the 80s. It all started when crypto-trader Crypto Cobain decided to invest $ 200,000 in Hashmasks and let it be known on Twitter. In just one weekend, thousands of users purchased the 16,384 existing Hashmasks for a total of $ 16 million.
6. War Nymph di Grimes - 6 million $
Canadian artist and musician Grimes, Elon Musk's fiancée, has sold her digital works for approximately $ 6 million. This is “War Nymph”, a series of 10 pieces, some unique, others with thousands of copies, put on sale on Nifty Gateway on February 28th. The best-selling was a one-of-a-kind video titled Death of the Old, inspired by a song by Grimes. Part of the proceeds was donated to an NGO committed to fighting emissions and climate change.
7. NFT first tweet in history - 2,9 million $
The first tweet in history, published by Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, in its unique version certified through NFTs, was auctioned for charity on Valuables in March 2021 and sold for nearly $ 3 million. Dorsey has pledged to convert 100% of the proceeds into Bitcoin before donating them to Africa Response.
8. CryptoPunk #6965 - 1.54 million $
The second CryptoPunk on the list is # 6965. The character in this case sports a funky cap and is the second rarest type after the alien. It was sold for $ 1.54 million in February.
9. Genesis - Axie Infinity - 1.5 million $
We are in the field of digital real estate, which is gaining more and more popularity in recent years. The NFT representing 9 plots of digital land on Axie Infinity was sold for 888.25 Ether, or $ 1.5 million. This virtual land sale marks the largest NFT transaction of all time.
Axie Infinity is a decentralized gaming platform on the Ethereum blockchain that allows you to collect and train cute little ball-shaped creatures called Axies that live in the kingdom of Lunacia. A kind of crypto-Pokémon, to understand.
10. Rick & Morty, “The Best I Could Do” - 1 million $
Justin Roland, the co-creator of the popular animated series Rick & Morty, has launched the first collection of tokenized works of art inspired by cartoon graphics. "The Best I Could Do" raised a million dollars at the Nifty Gateway auction. The most valuable piece, titled "The Smintons," sold for $ 290,100. Proceeds from the sale will go to homeless camps in Los Angeles.