Second-most expensive CryptoPunk ever sells — for the second time — in March

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The second most expensive CryptoPunk ever sold for 4,850 ETH, worth $16.42 million, on March 20. 

CryptoPunk #7804 is one of nine so-called “AlienPunks” within the 10,000 total NFT collection. It beat out the March 4 sale of CryptoPunk #3100 for 4,500 ETH ($16.03 million), which was, at the time, the second-most expensive CryptoPunk sale ever. Now, the CryptoPunk #7804 is the second second-most expensive CryptoPunk sale to occur this month. 

The most expensive CryptoPunk of all time remains CryptoPunk #5822, which sold for 8,000 ETH worth $23.7 million on Feb. 12, 2022.

According to The Block’s Data Dashboard, CryptoPunks generated $7.03 million in trade volume between March 10 and March 16 and $25.52 million in sales the week before. 

CryptoPunks is the intellectual property of Yuga Labs, the creator of the popular NFT collection Bored Ape Yacht Club. Originally created by Larva Labs, Yuga purchased the rights to CryptoPunks in March 2022.

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MK Manoylov has been a reporter for The Block since 2020 — joining just before bitcoin surpassed $20,000 for the first time. Since then, MK has written nearly 1,000 articles for the publication, covering any and all crypto news but with a penchant toward NFT, metaverse, web3 gaming, funding, crime, hack and crypto ecosystem stories. MK holds a graduate degree from New York University’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program (SHERP) and has also covered health topics for WebMD and Insider. You can follow MK on X @MManoylov and on LinkedIn.

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