NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, have sold to prodigious prices up to $11 million, making it one of the highest blockchain art prices. It is important to note that CryptoPunks, a pixelated artwork, is one of the most significant reasons for this rise in the sales of NFTs in August when they appreciated by more than $900 million.
According to a report by Business Insider, CryptoPunks, initially released by LarvaLabs in 2017, was conceived by two coders from a Canadian-based firm, LarvaLabs, Matt Hall and John Watkinson.
In addition, it was originally a test offers before it went on to monetize. Initially, CryptoPunks have officially launched readers free to download.
Top 10 Most Expensive CryptoPunk NFTs Sold
Here is the list of the most expensive CryptoPunk ever sold.
10. CryptoPunk 3831
CryptoPunk is one of the 88 Zombie punks that was released on 2018. It has a mask and glasses with a grayish-blue paint, along with a red setting.
According to a source at LarvaLabs, CryptoPunk 3831 sold for $2,080,000.
9. CryptoPunk 8888
The buyer of this female CryptoPunk had to have the number 8 as its lucky number. The CryptoPunk 888 was bought for ETH 888.80, or $2.87 million, on August 28. This is a sharp increase from its original $48,356 cost.
The CryptoPunk 888 has a red mohawk, which 147 punks wear, in addition to a black eye mask.
8. CryptoPunk 7252
The other Zombie Cryptopunk enters the most expensive purchase with a price of $2.53 million. Consumed by “Crazy Hair,” the punk wears a pair of earrings and a chain as well as a gold pendant.
The Cryptopunk 7252 was first generation existing in the market last August 4, and it had its price time again on August 24. However, we’ll talk more about that later on.
7. CryptoPunk 2338
It turned out that another Zombie punk also took 7th place. This one has a different haircut, a “Mohawk Thin.”
On the other hand, the CryptoPunk 2338 sold for more than $4.5 million last August.
6. CryptoPunk 7252
CryptoPunk 725 likewise sits at the eight place on the list, although it earned a notable $5.33 million selling price earlier this week, reference bringing it into the 6th spot.
5. CryptoPunk 2140
This ape-punk is one of the complete 24 and two from the pricey sold list.
The CryptoPunk 2140 sports a knitted red hat along with elegant black sunglasses. A user called Gary. Vee bought it for $5.6 million last July 30.
4. CryptoPunk 5217
The 2nd ape punk on the list takes fourth place after the sale at $5.4 million last July 30.
CryptoPunk 5217 also comes with a red knitted hat, but with the addition of a necklace accessory.
3. CryptoPunk 7804
This particular rare CryptoPunk 7804 is out of the nine trilbies that were made. It has been months since this individual Cryptopunk 7804 was sold for an unbelievable expense of $7.57 million on March.
2. CryptoPunk 3100
After the Other Alien punk rocker wears a headband made from blue and white materials, he is listed as the second character on the list.
The price of the CryptoPunk 3100 was also $7.58 million last March.
1. CryptoPunk 7523
Moreover lastly, the most expensive CryptoPunk ever sold is an Alien Punk that carries gold earrings, a red knit cap, and a medical face mask.
Shalom Mechenzie had bought it as a label for $11.7 million at a Sotheby’s auction last june.