A rare Azuki NFT was recently sold on OpenSea for 420.7 Ethereum (ETH), which is the equivalent of $1.4 million US Dollars. The landmark sale marks the highest sale price for the Azuki NFT collection to date.
The sale was for Azuki #9605, which is ranked as the second rarest NFT from the Azuki collection by Rarity Sniper. OpenSea shows that the seller “trevault” is a member of RedBeanDao and owns several Azuki NFTs, the buyer’s user handle is “jdizzles”. The previous highest sale price for an Azuki NFT was 204 Ethereum or about $559,000 US Dollars, in February of this year.
Azuki #9605’s rarity is comprised of a combination of traits including the type (spirit), clothing (none), Hair (fluffy), golden headphones and golden shuriken amongst other rare traits. The same purchaser also recently purchased an invisible friends NFT (#1125) for a record high price as well.
What is the Azuki NFT Collection
Azuki is an NFT collection comprised of 10,000 anime styled avatars with different traits providing levels of rarity. They describe their project as “a brand for the metaverse. Built by the community.” A purchase of an Azuki NFT provides membership access to the “garden” which they explain as “a corner of the internet where artists, builders, and web3 enthusiasts meet to create a decentralized future. Azuki holders receive access to exclusive drops, experiences, and more.”
After its launch in January by Chiru Labs, Azuki NFT collection has grown in popularity to reach over $500 million in sales volume on Opensea. It currently has a floor price (bare minimum) of 28.4 Ethereum or $97,000 US Dollars and has a 30 day trading volume of over 41,100 Ethereum or $141,404,550 US Dollars.
The Azuki collection recently airdropped the Something Official collection to Azuki NFT holders. It currently has a floor value of 15 ETH worth over $45,000 USD. The “something” airdrop NFT collection did launch with a “wordle” hint on the crate image for the NFT. Also there was a line of text on the bottom of the crate image that read “Fine exports from the farm”. The something official NFT has been delivered but has not been fully revealed to its recipients just yet.