If there was one sector of the crypto market that stood out in the last year, it is certainly that of non-fungible token (NFT).
According to Business Insider, NFT’s sales volume reached $ 23 billion in 2021.
One of the factors that drove the volume of sales of non-expendable tokens is the membership of these by artists, athletes, celebrities, investors, such as singer Post Malone, players Neymar Jr. and Stephen Curry, actress Reese Witherspoon, among others.
Although NFTs took off both in 2021 and earlier this year, when weekly volume approached $ 1 billion in January, in the last seven days, collection sales have dropped to $ 63 million. dollars, according to NonFungible data.
The previous week, sales volume reached the mark of 168 million US dollars.
Check out the five most popular collections of the last week below. The data presented is from the NonFungible.com website.
5th place: Scribbles
The items in the Doodles collection come in a wide range of colors, strokes and sizes, spread over 10,000 NFT.
Buying a Doodle gives the buyer permission to participate in coordinating the Treasury of the Doodles community.
In the last seven days, the NFT collection had 266 sales, for a total of $ 3.9 million. The item in the collection sold for the highest value during this period was valued at $ 195,000.
4th place: VeeFriends
VeeFriends is a project of 10,255 tokens, divided into 9,400 admission tokens, 555 “gift goats” and 300 access tokens.
The main goal of the project is to create “significant intellectual property and an extraordinary community,” according to the OpenSea platform’s homepage.
Last week, VeeFriends recorded 77 sales, which amounted to $ 6.4 million. The most expensive NFT in recent days sold for $ 153,000.
3rd place: The Sandbox
The Sandbox is a game that introduces the user to a virtual world, in which you can purchase native game chips – SAND – and NFT.
In the last seven days, The Sandbox recorded 1,008 sales, which amounted to $ 7.6 million. The most expensive NFT of that period sold for $ 23,000.
CryptoPunks is one of the oldest NFT collections. With 10,000 unique character collection items, the collection created by Larva Labs was developed in blockchain give Ethereum (ETH).
Last week, CryptoPunks earned $ 8.6 million with 141 sales. The most expensive NFT of that period sold for $ 412,000.
1st place: Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC)
Also developed for Ethereum, Bored Ape Yacht Club is a collection of 10,000 unique NFTs.
Recently, BAYC has proven to be a favorite of celebrities and professional athletes like Neymar Jr. and Stephen Curry. The collection also gives access to exclusive benefits for members of the Nautical Club.
Last week, the creator of the collection, Yuga Labs, announce the acquisition of rights intellectual property rights over CryptoPunks.
In the last seven days, BAYC recorded 583 sales, which amounted to $ 33.5 million. During this period, the most expensive NFT was sold for $ 466,000.