The Top 25 Most Expensive CryptoPunks in US Dollars

August 26, 2021 - 8 min read

The article ranks the top 25 CryptoPunk sales in US dollars.

The Top 25 Most Expensive CryptoPunks in US Dollars

Updated 6/20/2022

Introduction

CryptoPunks has risen to be the dominant NFT collection with nearly $3 billion in all-time sales volume.

CryptoPunks were released in May 2017, for free, and feature a collection of 10,000 pixelated characters that were algorithmically generated on the Ethereum blockchain.

Let's dive in and take a look at the 25 most expensive CryptoPunks in history in US dollars (full list with pictures is below the bulleted list).

Below are the 25 most expensive CryptoPunks ever sold ranked by US dollar sales across OpenSea, Christie's and other public auctions:

  • 1 — CryptoPunk #3100 — $7.58 million

  • 2 — CryptoPunk #7804– $7.57 Million

  • 3 — CryptoPunk #5217 — $5.45 Million

  • 4 —  CryptoPunk #7252 — $5.33 million

  • 5 — CryptoPunk #2338 — $4.32 million

  • 6 —  CryptoPunk #2140 — $3.76 million

  • 7 — CryptoPunk #7252 — $2.53 million

  • 8 — CryptoPunk #3831 — $2.08 million

  • 9 — CryptoPunk #6649–$1.98 million

  • 10 — CryptoPunk #3011 — $1.76 million

  • 11 —  CryptoPunk #8472–$1.71 million

  • 12 — CryptoPunk #6965 $1.54 million

  • 13 —  CryptoPunk #2066–$1.46 million

  • 14 —  CryptoPunk #1190 — $1.38 million

  • 15 — CryptoPunk #8805 — $1.29 million

  • 16 — CryptoPunk #4156–$1.25 million

  • 17 — CryptoPunk #2140 — $1.18 million

  • 18 — CryptoPunk #6297 — $1.17 million

  • 19 — CryptoPunk #2484–$1.08 million

  • 20 — CryptoPunk #1886 — $1.06 million

  • 21 — CryptoPunk #6487 — $1.05 million

  • 22 — CryptoPunk #561 — $1.04 million

  • 23 — CryptoPunk #6649–$1.04 million

  • 24 — CryptoPunk #2329–$1.04 Million

  • 25 — CryptoPunk #8620 — $1.02 million

(1) CryptoPunk #3100 — $7.58 million

Punk 3100

Source: Opensea.io

Last Sale: 4,200 ETH on March 10th, 2021. 

The most expensive Cryptopunk ever sold, #3100 is an Alien (hence the light green pixelation). 

There are only 9 Aliens in the entire set of CryptoPunks. 

This Punk also sports a headband, which just 406 of the avatars in the set have and this is the 7th most rare CryptoPunk according to Rarity.tools

The owner of this CryptoPunk hopes to eventually sell it for $91 million

(2) CryptoPunk #7804– $7.57 Million

Punk 7804

Source: Opensea.io 

Last Sale: 4,200 ETH on March 11th, 2021 

It’s not surprising that the second-highest CryptoPunk sale is an alien (population of 9). 

Given its mix of attributes with a Cap Forward, small shades, and pipe, it is the 2nd most rare CryptoPunk according to Rarity.tools

It was formerly owned by Dylan Field, the CEO of Figma. 

(3) CryptoPunk #5217 —  $5.45 Million

Punk 5217

Source: OpenSea.io 

Last Sale: 2,250 ETH on June 29th, 2021 

CryptoPunk #5217 is an Ape, which has a population of just 24. The avatar also has a knitted cap and a gold chain. 

It is the 34th rarest CryptoPunk according to Rarity.tools

(4) CryptoPunk #7252 — $5.33 million

Punk 7252

Source: Opensea.io 

Last Sale: 1,600 ETH August 23rd, 2021 

This Zombie punk (green skin) has a supply of just 88 and was purchased for $2.53 million on August 4th, 2021. That’s a $2.8 million profit in a matter of weeks! 

(5) CryptoPunk #2338 — $4.32 million

Punk 2338

Source: Opensea.io 

Last Sale: 1,500 ETH August 5th, 2021 

CryptoPunk #2338 sold for $4.32 million on August 5th and is another zombie punk with a population of just 88. 

It was purchased for $458 on November, 20th, 2018. 

That’s a 943,131% gain in just under 3 years. (Yes, that percentage growth is correct.) 

(6) CryptoPunk #2140 — $3.76 million

Punk 2140

Source: Opensea.io 

Last Sale: 1,600 ETH on March 2nd, 2018. 

This ape punk has a supply of just 24 and sports sunglasses and a beanie. 

It was sold to Gary Vaynerchuk. It was previously purchased on March 2nd, 2021 for 750 ETH ($1.18 million). 

(7) CryptoPunk #7252— $2.53 million

punk 7252

Opensea.io

Last Sale: 1,000 ETH August 4th, 2021 

CryptoPunk #7252 has been sold twice in August, both multi-million dollar sales. 

This CryptoPunk was claimed for free on June 23rd, 2017 and shows no record of sales until August 4th, 2021.

(8) CryptoPunk #3831— $2.08 million

punk 3831

Source: Opensea.io 

Last Sale: 850 ETH July 29th, 2021 

CryptoPunk #3831 sold for $2.08 million on July 29th, 2021. It’s 1 of 88 zombie punks and sports a medical mask (sometimes referred to as “covid punk). 

This Punk was sold for 70 ETH for $92,200 on January 24th, 2021. 

(9) CryptoPunk #6649–$1.98 million

punk 6649

Source: Opensea.io

Last Sale: 810 ETH on July 30th, 2021 

CryptoPunk #6649 sold for $1.98 million on July 30th, 2021, and is 1 of just 88 zombie punks. 

Its previous last sale was on July 29th, 2021 for 450 ETH ($1.04 million). 

On January 23rd, 2021, it was purchased for $61,616 (50.20 ETH) — that’s growth of 3,113% in about 7 months.

(10) CryptoPunk #3011— $1.76 million

punk 3011

Source: Opensea.io 

Last Sale: 667 ETH April 26th, 2021 

CryptoPunk #3011 sold on April 26th, 2021 for $1.76 million. 

This is a male punk with a supply of 6,039 and includes other attributes like pipe, normal beard, small shades, earring, frown, and vampire hair. 

Its previous last sale was on March 12th, 2021 for 400 ETH ($726,460). 

(11) CryptoPunk #8472–$1.71 million

punk 8472

Source: Opensea.io

Last Sale: 700 ETH July 29th, 2021 

CryptoPunk #8472 sold for 700 ETH ($1.71 million) on July 29th, 2021. 

This mohawk-sporting zombie punk previously sold for 130 ETH ($224,930) on February 11th, 2021. 

(12) CryptoPunk #6965 $1.54 million

punk 6965

Source: Opensea.io 

Last Sale: 800 ETH February 16th, 2021 

CryptoPunk #6965 sold for 800 ETH ($1.54 million) on February 16th, 2021. 

On August 23d, 2021, an offer of 5,000 ETH ($16.64 million) was made on CryptoPunk #6965. It was not accepted. 

(13) CryptoPunk #2066–$1.46 million

punk 2066

Source: Opensea.io

Last Sale: 500 ETH May 1st, 2021 

CryptoPunk #2066 sold for 500 ETH ($1.46 million) on May 1st 2021. It’s 1 of 88 zombie punks and has a knitted cap (419 punks have this attribute). 

It was claimed on June 23rd, 2017 for free and wasn’t sold until May 1st, 2021. 

(14) CryptoPunk #1190— $1.38 million

punk 1190

Source: Opensea.io 

Last Sale: 400 ETH on May 7th, 2021 

CryptoPunk #1190 sold for 400 ETH ($1.38 million) on May 7th 2021. It is another zombie punk with just 88 available. 

It previously sold for 32 ETH ($19,070) on December 5th, 2020. 

(15) CryptoPunk #8805 — $1.29 million

Punk 8805

Source: Opensea.io

Last Sale: 420.69 ETH August 6th, 2021 

CryptoPunk #8805 sold for 420.69 ETH ($1.29 million) on August 6th, 2021. 

This is a female punk with a supply of 3,840. Just 54 punks have the pilot helmet, likely contributing to the premium this Punk fetched. 

It was claimed for free on June 23rd, 2017, and first sold on June 16th, 2021 for $331,795, nearly $1 million less than its most recent sale. 

(16) CryptoPunk #4156–$1.25 million

Punk 4156

Source: Opensea.io 

Last Sale: 650 ETH February 17th, 2021 

CryptoPunk #4156 sold for 650 ETH ($1.25 million) on February 17th, 2021. It’s just 1 of 24 apes and has a bandana (481 punks have this attribute). 

It was previously sold for $645 on September 17th, 2018. 

(17) CryptoPunk #2140— $1.18 million

punk 2140

Source: Opensea.io 

Last Sale: 750 ETH July 29th, 2021 

CryptoPunk #2140 sold for 750 ETH ($1.18 million) on July 29th, 2021. It’s 1 of just 24 ape punks and sports a knit cap and small shades. 

It was bought by Pransky for $731,604 (400 ETH) on February 22nd, 2021, sold for $1.18 million (750 ETH) on March 2nd, and later bought by Gary Vaynerchuk for $3.76 million on July 30th, 2021. 

(18) CryptoPunk #6297 — $1.17 million

punk 6297

Source: Opensea.io

Last Sale: 520.69 ETH July 4th, 2021 

CryptoPunk 6297 was purchased for 520.69 ETH ($1.17 million) on July 4th, 2021. 

It’s 1 of 88 zombie punks, and last sold for $343,933 (215 ETH) on February 7th, 2021. 

(19) CryptoPunk #2484–$1.08 million

punk 2484

Source: Opensea.io 

Last Sale: 480 ETH April 18th, 2021

CryptoPunk #2484 sold for 480 ETH ($1.08 million) on April 18th, 2021. 

It’s 1 of 88 zombie punks and has wild hair and classic shades attributes. 

It was previously for 175 ETH ($311,013) on February 17th, 2021. 

(20) CryptoPunk #1886 — $1.06 million

punk 1886

Source: Opensea.io 

Last Sale: 450 ETH July 3rd, 2021 

CryptoPunk #1886 was sold for 450 ETH ($1.06 million) on July 3rd, 2021. It’s 1 of 88 zombie punks and has messy hair and a shadow beard. 

It was previously sold on June 30th, 2017 for $643 (2.29 ETH). 

(21) CryptoPunk #6487 — $1.05 million

punk 6487

Source: Opensea.io 

Last Sale: 550 ETH February 21st, 2021

CryptoPunk #6487 sold for 550 ETH ($1.05 million) on February 21st, 2021. 

This is one of 3,840 female punks and was last sold for $20,857 (100 ETH) on May 24th, 2020. 

(22) CryptoPunk #561 — $1.04 million

Punk 561

Source: Opensea.io

Last Sale: 375 ETH August 5th, 2021

CryptoPunk #561 sold for 375 ETH ($1.04 million) on August 5th, 2021. 

It’s one of 6,039 male punks and has a top hat (115 punks have this) and 3D glasses (286 punks have this). 

It was previously sold on September 15th, 2020 for $8,176 (22 ETH). 

(23) CryptoPunk #6649–$1.04 million

punk 6649

Source: Opensea.io

Last Sale: 450 ETH July 30th, 2021

CryptoPunk #6649 sold for 450 ETH ($1.04 million) on July 30th, 2021. 

It’s 1 of 88 Zombie punks and was sold again for $1.98 million (810 ETH) on July 31st, 2021. 

(24) CryptoPunk #2329–$1.04 Million

punk 2329

Source: Opensea.io

Last Sale: 450 ETH July 28th, 2021 

CryptoPunk #2329 sold for 450 ETH ($1.04 million) on July 28th, 2021. 

It’s 1 of 88 zombie punks and had previously sold for $259,511 (140 ETH) on February 12th, 2021. 

(25) CryptoPunk #8620—$1.02 million

punk 8620

Source: Opensea.io

Last Sale: 400 ETH August 7th, 2021

CryptoPunk #8620 sold for 400 ETH ($1.02 million) on August 7th, 2021. 

It’s one of 6,039 male punks and sports a beanie (44 punks have this) and regular shades (527 punks have this). 

It had previously sold for $307,953 (165 ETH) on March 14th, 2021. 

Jon Torrey

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