A digital work of art in the form of NFT tokens sold for $ 69.3 million at Christie’s auction. This work is called “Every Day: The First 5000 Days” and was created by Beeple. This work contains 5,000 digital images created by Beeple over the past 13 years.
to the the report CoinDesk had placed an order for $ 60.25 million before submitting a winning bid of $ 69,346,250 at the final auction.
The highlight of the auction was the closing minutes, with bids rising from $ 20 million to $ 50 million.
This is by far the most expensive amount paid to buy a unique Ethereum and Art Token token. Registering this token on the Ethereum network makes its authenticity easily verifiable on networks connected to the Ethereum.
Christie’s 255-year-old auction house is one of the most famous auctions in the world. Ethereum acceptance at Christie’s recent auction could be a positive sign for Ethereum. At the time of writing, it is unclear whether the buyer paid the amount using digital currencies.
Prior to the auction, the most expensive unique tokens were sold in February on the Nifty Gateway platform. At the time, a digital video of Donald Trump lying on the grass sold for $ 6.6 million.
According to reports, the most expensive painting sold in history is a painting by Edward Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci, which was purchased in 2017 for $ 540.3 million.