In NFTs, there’s nothing quite as punk as owning a CryptoPunk. A status symbol, a piece of Internet history, and an unspeakably valuable asset, CryptoPunks may be the most important NFT project there is.
The CryptoPunks’ journey to non-fungible stardom is intertwined with the growth of the Ethereum blockchain. And the rise of multi-billion dollar projects like Bored Ape Yacht Club can be traced directly back to the CryptoPunk mold. So, for those of you who are considering buying a CryptoPunk — or who are wondering what the heck these weird pictures are and why they cost millions of dollars — we spoke with prominent NFT investor GMoney to get some answers.
From these conversations, we’ve pulled together the ultimate guide to CryptoPunks. So, let’s dive into one of the most expensive NFTs collections that money can buy.
What are CryptoPunks?
Launched in June of 2017 by product studio Larva Labs, and acquired by Yuga Labs…