What Are The Most Expensive NFTs Ever Sold? The List Revealed!

The value of NFTs is skyrocketing. We take a look at the most expensive NFTs ever sold so far, and what makes them valuable to collectors or investors alike. In the past year, NFTs have been at the forefront of the cryptocurrency arena. Cryptographically unique tokens make it possible to establish the scarcity of digital objects in the real world, and artists have seized the opportunity that technology provides.

NFTs are the latest craze in blockchain, with some pieces selling for crazy amounts. Who would have ever thought that a digital creation could be sold for so much money? Celebrities, influencers, and world-famous athletes are among the most popular holders with art collections worth millions.

The most expensive NFTs ever sold!

 Beeple’s crossroad – $6.6 million

This short movie that lasts 10 sec shows people walking by the fallen naked body of the former USA president. Bystanders ignore him while he’s having written insulting messages all over his body. This NFT was sold for $6.6 million on Nifty Gateway, while the sale execution was made on the secondary market.

Save thousands of lives- $4.5 million

NFTs aren’t just for billionaires to brag about owning pixelated apes and zombies. They can also be used for good causes. The non-profit organization Noora Health created its NFT “Save Thousands of Lives” to raise funds for its work with new mothers in South Asia.

They estimated that it could save nine babies out of every 1,000 live births for $1,235 per life saved; with the NFT sold for 1,337 ETH ($5.1 million) in May 2021, it has certainly achieved its goal.

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World Wide Web source code: $5.43

The creator of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, surprised many when he announced that he planned to sell an NFT representing the original source code of the web at auction at Sotheby’s. Critics complained that selling the web’s source code to a single individual went against the decentralized nature of the web; Berners-Lee, for his part, argued that he was “totally aligned with the values of the web.”

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Ocean Front: $6 million

Just in March of 2021, Justin Sun finally had his hands on a digital work by Beeple – paying $6 million for it. To think that these NFTs are only created to stimulate the egos of crypto holders would not be true as money from auction fees goes towards a worthwhile cause: The Open Earth Foundation which is a nonprofit organization that aims to track global progress on the Paris Agreement to combat climate change.

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CryptoPunk #7252- $5.3 million

The last owner of CryptoPunk #7252 (a zombie punk with a chinstrap, earring, and crazy hair) may have paid $2.5 million for it when he bought it in early August 2021, but it only took him a few weeks to double his money. ; he sold it on August 24 for 1,600 ETH ($5.33 million).

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CryptoPunk #7804 — $7.6m

Crypto Punks are definitely taking the lead on the list of the most expensive NFTs ever sold. Dylan Field, CEO of design software company Figma, stands behind the sale of this most expensive NFT in history—CryptoPunk #7804. The NFT was sold for a whopping 4,200 ETH in March 2021, at the time valued at $7.5 million.

He is one of the nine “alien” CryptoPunks, he also has three accessories, a cap and glasses, and a pipe. In fact, he is the only alien CryptoPunk to have both a pipe and a cap.

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XCopy’s A Coin for the Ferryman — $6.034m

XCopy’s first piece, ‘A Coin for the Ferryman’ was created in 2018 and sold on November 4th, 2021 for over $6 million. The owner can proudly boast about this amazing work of art as there may never be another one like it!

CryptoPunk #3100 — $7.67m

We are not kidding when we say that there are many CryptoPunks on this list. Another punk alien, CryptoPunk #3100 sports a headband and sold for 4,200 ETH ($7.51 million) in March 2021.

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Crypto Punk #7523 — $11.75million

Get used to seeing these pixelated faces—CryptoPunks are some of the most expensive NFT ever sold.

They are a randomly generated set of 10,000 unique digital characters and are some of the earliest instances of non-fungible tokens released on the Ethereum blockchain.

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CryptoPunk #5822- $ 23 million

What a great start to the year! This NFT was sold on February 12, 2022 for an incredible $23 m. These super-expensive aliens won’t stop here. We can’t wait to see what amount will be reached by the next NFT from this collection.

Beeple’s HUMAN ONE — $28.985 million

This NFT is among the three most expensive NFTs ever sold. It was sold on November 9, 2021, for a fee of $30m. This kinetic video sculpture is a captivating, dynamic installation that will make you feel as if the four screens are playing right in front of your eyes. With its sleek aluminum metal frame and mahogany wood finish, it’s hard not to fall head over heels for this piece!

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Clock — $52.7 million

The creators of Clock, a piece by Pak and Julian Assange, created a clock that’s counting days and showing how long he has been imprisoned. The goal is to raise funds for his legal defense with NFT purchased from 10k people who banded together buying this one item in order to support their hero.

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Everydays: the First 5000 Days — $69.3m

Christie’s is known for its high-end auctions of art, but they’ve never had anything like this before. The auction house sold an artwork created by the renowned digital artist Mike “Beeple” Winkelmann for $69 million – which makes it one of the most expensive NFTs (non-fungible tokens) ever purchased at a public sale!

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Pak’s ‘The Merge’ — $91.8m

The Merge, a piece by Pak is currently the most expensive NFT ever sold at $91.8m! Almost 30 k collectors pitched together a total cost of this NFT, and besides Clock, it’s the only piece of art having multiple owners.

 

 

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