• By surpassing $1 billion in sales, Cryptopunks NFT Collection joins Axie Infinity and Opensea

  • On Saturday, August 28, Cryptopunks, a non-fungible token (NFT) initiative, surpassed $1 billion in total sales. Cryptopunks joins Axie Infinity’s $1.6 billion and Opensea’s $3.53 billion in NFT funding.

    Three NFT projects have surpassed a billion dollars in sales.

    According to dappradar.com data, the non-fungible token project Cryptopunks is now a billion-dollar NFT collection, with total sales reaching $1.095 billion. In terms of NFT sales, Cryptopunks holds a slew of records on dappradar.com’s “top sales” page. In terms of all-time sales, Cryptopunks is slightly behind Opensea ($3.54B) and Axie Infinity ($1.68B).

    On August 28, the most expensive sale was Cryptopunk #8888, which sold for 888.8 ether, or $2.87 million. There’s also Cryptopunk #9373, which sold for 499.99 ether on Saturday, or about $1.63 million at the time of sale based on ethereum (ETH) exchange rates at the time of sale.

    On Saturday afternoon, Cryptopunk #2310 sold for 380 ETH or $1.23 million, Cryptopunk #9100 sold for 350 ether or $1.14 million, and Cryptopunk #7674 sold for 342.69 ether or $1.11 million (ET).

    According to nonfungible.com market statistics, Cryptopunk is barely behind Artblocks in terms of sales this week. While Artblocks had 24,454 sales for a total of $228 million, Cryptopunk had only 686 transactions for a total of $173 million.

    One entity owns 254 cryptopunks, and top shot sales in the NBA total $671 million.

    There are 10,000 Cryptopunks in circulation, and there are now 2,888 unique wallets that hold at least one Cryptopunk NFT. One entity owns 254 punks, and 75% of punk owners own at least two Cryptopunks. The project’s sales increased by 750 percent in seven days, and Cryptopunks witnessed $144.605 million in sales from 343 traders.

    In terms of total sales, Cryptopunks’ $1.095 billion is significantly higher than the rest of the projects mentioned on dappradar.com. On August 28, NBA Top Shot had $671 million in all-time sales, Rarible had $197 million, and Superrare had $103 million.

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